- Juries Gives Man Over $600,000 Following Bus And Car Collision
- Man's Estate Gets Millions Following Death In Bus Accident
- Child Struck By Bus Awarded Almost $1,000,000
- Women Sues Bus Company After Seeing Her Fiance Die In Accident
- Crossing Guard Gets Hit By Bus While Helping Kids Cross
- Man Hit By Bus In Crosswalk Dies Soon After
- Call Us To Begin Your Bus Accident Case Today!
Juries Gives Man Over $600,000 Following Bus And Car Collision
A man in Cook County, Illinois brought a lawsuit against the Chicago Transit Authority and a bus driver after the latter turned into oncoming and struck his vehicle. The crash caused the plaintiff significant injuries. He hurt his back and sustained wounds all across his body. Doctors recommended and performed spinal surgery. In the subsequent lawsuit, he complained that the driver was negligent in the operation of the bus and the jury agreed. They awarded him $655,000 in damages for medical expenses, pain and suffering, loss of normal life, and distress.
Man's Estate Gets Millions Following Death In Bus Accident
A man's estate brought a wrongful death lawsuit in Cook County, Illinois after two tires disengaged from a bus and slammed into his car as he was driving down the road. The man died not long after impact. Among the many complaints lodged within the suit were a variety of claims involving negligence: hiring, supervision, inspection, maintenance, etc. Both sides worked out a confidential settlement. However, the total recovery is estimated to be roughly $4,500,000.
Child Struck By Bus Awarded Almost $1,000,000
In this case, a kid was riding down her driveway on her bike when she was hit by a school bus. She was only four years old. The damage was severe: broken pelvic bone, disrupted urethra, ruptured spleen, broken hip, lacerations, and other personal injuries. This case was interesting because the plaintiff sued the school that employed the bus driver as well as the child's babysitter who was watching the child at the time of the incident. In fact, the jury found that the babysitter was largely responsible and saddled her with the majority of the responsibility for the $800,000 award they gave the minor.
Women Sues Bus Company After Seeing Her Fiance Die In Accident
This incident is as unique as it is tragic. A women was driving down a road in Cook County, Illinois when tires flew off a bus and hit the car in front of her. The driver of that car was actually her fiancé and the tires struck and killed him. She ran up after and saw him hunched over and dead. She sued the company for negligent hiring, supervision, and bus upkeep as well as emotional distress. The two sides decided to work out an agreement in private settlement and she received $1,160,000 for the trauma and expense of the affair.
Crossing Guard Gets Hit By Bus While Helping Kids Cross
A woman in Lake County, Illinois was hit by a bus mirror while doing her crossing guard duties. The effects were not minimal: broken bones, concussion, and scars just to name a few. She racked up hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical bills and tens of thousands of dollars in lost income. Thankfully, she was able to recoup these expenses and injuries in settlement to the tune of $1,570,000.
Man Hit By Bus In Crosswalk Dies Soon After
This accident started when a man was hit by a bus in a crosswalk. He was even dragged for a certain amount of time as the vehicle came to a halt. Unfortunately, the victim did not survive his injuries. The decedent's wife later brought suit against the bus company for the injuries that he sustained as well as the injuries that she sustained because of the event. The defendant denied that it was at fault and said that the man darted out in front of the vehicle. The jury disagreed and awarded the women $3,100,000 in damages for pain, suffering, lost relations, and expenses.
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For additional information see the following pages:
- How Can Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers Help Me With An Illinois Bus Accident Case?
- How Does Illinois Law Govern Personal Injury Claims Related To Bus Accidents?
- How Long Do I Have To Bring My Bus Accident Lawsuit?
- Is Suing A Public Bus Company Any Different Than Suing A Private Bus Company?
- What Are Some Facts About Bus Accidents In Illinois?
- What Are The Primary Causes Of Bus Accidents?
- What Should I Do If I Am Injured In An Illinois Bus Accident?
- What Type Of Financial Compensation Can I Recover For Injuries Sustained In An Illinois Bus Accident?