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$27.5 million to NYC pedestrian hit by bus



John Hochfelder predicts the award, for injuries which included the loss of a leg, is destined to be reduced or settled for a lesser amount. A jury agreed with the woman's attorneys at Gair, Gair, Conason, Steigman & Mackauf in finding "the bus driver 100% at fault for the accident (even though it also found plaintiff negligent for not looking when she crossed the street)".

 

 


Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

Published by the Manhattan Institute

The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.