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When your child rides a bus to school, or when your child walks or cycles to school and is around buses, it is essential that those school buses take necessary precautions to avoid a serious or fatal school bus accident. Although severe school bus accidents are relatively rare, they can happen. If your child sustains serious injuries in a school bus accident, it will be important to speak with an Oceanside bus accident lawyer to determine who may be liable for your child’s injuries, and accordingly, who you might be able to sue in a school bus accident lawsuit. 

Since every case has its own set of facts, there is no constant answer when it comes to school bus accident liability, but the following parties could be at fault for your child’s injuries depending upon the specific facts surrounding the collision.

School Bus Driver

Back in 2010, a deadly bus accident in Fresno resulted in the death of six people, including the bus driver and two passengers. According to a recent article in the Fresno Bee, a jury just decided in favor of Greyhound Lines, Inc. in a lawsuit related to the case, prompting the newspaper to report that, “this time, Goliath won.”

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed By Victims’ Families

Sylvia Garay, Vanessa Gonzalez, and Stephanie Cordoba were among the victims killed in the deadly bus crash on Highway 99. The victims sustained fatal injuries “when a streaking bus plowed into” their SUV. Their families filed a wrongful death claim in Fresno County Superior Court, but the jury voted 10-2 in favor of Greyhound Lines, Inc. Reports indicate that the jury deliberated “less than three hours after a six-week trial, then left without speaking to attorneys in the case.”

School Bus Accident in Anaheim Hills Increases Safety Concerns

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Are children safe when they board a school bus headed toward home after a long day in the classroom?  With news of the deadly school bus crash involving a FedEx truck, it’s not surprising that parents would be more concerned about school bus safety.  But a recent bus accident in the Anaheim Hills isn’t doing much to allay concerns.

According to an article in the Los Angeles Times, the bus accident in the Anaheim Hills left six people injured.  The school bus had been carrying a total of 12 people, including the driver and 11 middle-school students, from an after-school activity at El Rancho Charter School.  Residents of the Anaheim Hills could hear students screaming for help just moments after the accident, and according to the news story, many “Good Samaritans rushed to free them from the wrecked vehicle.”

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