City buses, Greyhound buses, “Chinatown” buses, airport shuttles, and other mass transport vehicles are becoming increasingly common on American roads. However, with bus services growing at their fastest pace in history they are also the cause of many accidents. Tired, overworked bus drivers can make mistakes that threaten the lives of their passengers and everyone else on the road. Accidents involving buses and shuttle vans can be particularly devastating.
Every year, countless Americans are dismembered, crippled, and killed in automobile collisions and mishaps. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, one person out of every three can expect to be injured at some point in a car accident. Throughout the world, the NHTSA reports that 50 million people are injured in traffic accidents each year. Many of these accidents, though preventable, are attributed to defective automobile design and manufacturing defects, and failure on part of the manufacturer to provide a crash-worthy vehicle, or provide warning of a faulty part.
At Naziri Law Firm, we know the hardship that can come after an auto accident. All of us have seen the damage and injuries that come from a car wreck, and know the difficulties the victims may have to deal with when trying to obtain money for what they have lost. There are certain laws and regulations in California that tend to make insurance claims complicated, especially when trying to recover compensation for pain and suffering with extreme injury.
Trains are a common mode of transportation for people commuting to and from work as well as people taking trips for vacation and/or to visit family and friends. But the last thing you expect when heading to the work is that you will be involved in a train accident. Unfortunately, as with any other mode of transportation, train accidents in California do occur and can be especially devastating.
Every day, thousands of commercial trucks are being driven across the country. Often times, a truck driver will remain behind the wheel for 14 hours before stopping to rest, having traveled as much as 800 miles or more in one stretch. The number of hours these drivers spend on the road, as well as the number of miles they travel, add to the likelihood of their being in a trucking accident.
When someone dies through the negligent act of another, a wrongful death claim can result. In a wrongful death case, the personal representative of the estate of a deceased person is authorized to file a lawsuit again those responsible for the person’s death.