How long do I have to file a bus injury claim?
A question that often comes up in the context of bus wrecks is, “How long do I have to file a claim if I was injured in a bus wreck?” Whether you were a passenger on the bus, or someone who was hit by the bus either in your car, on your bike, or while walking, the general answer is between six months to two years. If it’s a governmental that you’re making a claim against who was operating the bus, you have six months. If it’s a private entity, you have two years. Distinguishing and recognizing which applies to who is nuanced, and it’s a good idea to retain an experienced attorney who can identify the relevant statute of limitation that is at play. What’s most important is not to wait until the very end. Retain an experienced bus wreck attorney as soon as possible, and they’ll get the ball rolling on your claim and make sure that your case is best packaged for trial.
Were you or a loved one seriously injured in a wreck and have questions about California’s bus crash statute of limitations?
Contact our Newhall bus injury attorneys at Bish & Cutting, APC today for a free confidential consultation and case evaluation.
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