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Los Angeles Military Bus Accident Attorneys

[Page Updated 07/17/2022] Bus accidents are something most military passengers don’t expect. In fact, like all of us, they place their trust in the bus driver or private bus company. Some soldiers, sailors, and Marines think they can’t sue.

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So they rarely reach out to a lawyer. Most vets recall government immunity, and that the UCMJ supposedly prevents suing the U.S. military. But sometimes, a maker or private bus company remains outside the cloak of sovereignty. So you need to keep reading and learn your rights.

Family members must pay special attention and get a proper case evaluation. Often, the military-industrial complex will try and blame weather conditions or road conditions for military bus crashes. Well, if that’s the case, why was the bus on the road at all.

Sometimes bus drivers are private, and other times they are DOD employees. What if they have a known past record for speeding? The higher speeds of San Bernardino County mean even greater impact speeds, translating into a higher chance of a wrongful death lawsuit, or severe brain injury to military personnel aboard.

And why isn’t the bus manufacturer on the hook for their role in a failing piece of equipment like a defective seat-belt? Roger that? Starting to see why hiring the right Los Angeles bus accident lawyer is key when going up against Uncle Sam and the large corporations it’s in bed with? Our bus accident lawyers are ready to go to war for you!




Are You An Injured Military Bus Passenger?

When a military bus accident occurs, it is a harrowing event for everyone involved. So the passengers on the bus, the bus driver, and victims in other vehicles all become victims. The fact, estimates show between 15,000 and 21,000 people become bus accident victims annually.

Also, deaths have been as high as 21 innocents per year. Injuries in a military bus accident can be signific

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ant for the passengers. And this remains true even when a passenger believes they might not have been injured. They need a full medical eval.

Above all, tests should include the head, back, and spinal cord. In any case, injuries to these body parts might not be apparent at the accident scene. Last, the injured passenger should contact a reputable bus accident attorney as soon as possible.

At this point, it remains vital to have an experienced military bus accident attorney by your side. These members of the California State Bar will know the statutes of limitations to file a legal claim.

Also, better firms have the resources to investigate the accident.

Incidentally, the time limitations to sue government entities are usually shorter. So that means the lawsuit must get filed within a shortened amount of time.

Other military injury cases we take include Camp Pendleton personal injuries arising from:

  • LAV-passenger car accidents
  • Military fighting vehicle manufacturing defects.

We also accept sexual abuse cases against bus drivers guilty of sexually assaulting sick, wounded or intoxicated military service-members aboard buses.

Compensation Potentially Recovered From A Military Bus Accident

There are many types of compensation. We offer free legal advice for any individual with more specific question, but here is a list of the types of compensation generally available in a typical military bus accident-injury claim.

Compensation may include:

  • Medical Expenses.
  • Lost wages.
  • Worker’s compensation (where it is applicable).
  • Vocational rehabilitation.
  • Impairment of earnings.
  • Pain and suffering.
  • Loss of consortium.
  • Your continuing medical care.
  • Wrongful death.
  • Punitive damages.

Speak With An Inactive U.S. Marine As Your Legal Counsel

The experienced military bus accident lawyer determines the damages. Damages are the money award victims receive. In any event, different circumstances can apply to military personnel. We have helped families, veterans and service-members in Santa Monica, Long Beach, San Diego, Imperial County and just about anywhere in the United States. Our best personal injury attorney is standing by to take your important call at 0-dark thirty, 24/7.

Military Bus Collisions We Take?

Our highly experienced Los Angeles bus accident attorneys handle various types of accident claims in both Los Angeles federal and state court, including:

  • MEPS transportation fleet collisions
  • MCRDSD to Camp Pendleton / Edson Range buses
  • Camp Pendleton-Oceanside buses
  • USMC Bus Accidents
  • National Guard Collisions
  • Recruit Travel Assistance crashes.

We handle more types of cases, but they all have a common thread. These are riders either on active duty, EAS, or recruits seeking to be soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines, or DHS Coast Guardsmen/women.

Because of this, government transportation claim liability along with ordinary civil negligence law can often overlap with contracted for private bust companies and government agencies.

Our brilliant Los Angeles personal injury attorneys have the money, time, and resources to investigate the at-fault parties and find your compensation from the legal spiderweb of confusion.

The Ehline Law firm has the experience to represent injured military bus personnel and has represented thousands of victims. During our over 15 years in practice, our Los Angeles office has recovered over $150 million for Angelenos.

Attorney Michael Ehline, as a former U.S. Marine, will fight aggressively for you. We love the military personnel who place their lives at risk for us and our very law firm.

We know you and your closest loved one, didn’t sign up to become an injury victim in a non combat related action. Our trial lawyers want to help you stay in the fight you joined up to pursue.

Form an attorney-client relationship with us today. Get that free consultation and start holding Southern California insurance companies responsible today for your spinal cord injury, medical bills, pain and suffering and other damages. Contact Ehline Law Firm in Southern California at (213) 596-9642. If you wish to provide pictures or evidence of bus accidents, feel free to use our convenient online contact us form by entering your email address and pertinent information. Award winning military bus crash lawyers are standing by, Semper Fi, Do or Die!

Michael Ehline

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Michael is a managing partner at the nationwide Ehline Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, APLC. He’s an inactive Marine and became a lawyer in the California State Bar Law Office Study Program, later receiving his J.D. from UWLA School of Law. Michael has won some of the world’s largest motorcycle accident settlements.

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