Top 20 Bus Accident Verdicts in the United States in 2018

Top 20 Bus Accident Verdicts in the United States in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 bus accident cases with the highest plaintiff jury verdicts obtained in the United States in the year 2018. The list is comprised of personal injury and wrongful death actions that were tried either in a state or federal court around the Nation.

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Important: While we strive to achieve maximum accuracy and completeness of our lists, we cannot guarantee either at 100%. If you believe another settlement should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount: $85,000,000.00
Attorneys: Howard S. Hershenhorn, Diana M. A. Carnemolla of Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf
Case: Sipher v. Gray Line New York Tours Inc., et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: New York
2
Amount: $19,646,003.00
Attorneys: Will Kemp, Eric M. Pepperman of Kemp, Jones & Coulthard LLP; Peter S. Christiansen, Kendelee L. Works of Christiansen Law Offices
Case: Estate of Khiabani v. Motor Coach Industries Inc.
Type: Bicycle Accident, Bus Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: Nevada
3
Amount: $14,705,000.00
Attorneys: Charles J. Hurowitz, Michael J. Mingino of Subin Associates, LLP
Case: Caldwell v. New York City Transit Authority, et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: New York
4
Amount: $14,250,000.00
Attorneys: Herbert S. Subin, Eric D. Subin, Jacob M. Porter of Subin Associates, LLP
Case: De Los Santos v. NYC Transit Authority, et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: New York
5
Amount: $10,900,000.00
Attorneys: Frank L. Branson, Debbie Dudley Branson, Eugene A. 'Chip' Brooker of Law Offices of Frank L. Branson, P.C.; Spencer P. Browne of Reyes Browne Reilley
Case: Estate of Stanley, et al. v. Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Mass Transit Accident
State: Texas
6
Amount: $10,500,000.00
Attorneys: Judd F. Kleeger, Jeffrey L. Koenig of Hecht Kleeger & Damashek, PC
Case: Reinoso v. New York City Transit Auth., et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Fall, Negligent Training, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Mass Transit Accident, On-board Accident
State: New York
7
Amount: $9,962,000.00
Attorneys: Leonard S. Becker of Law Offices of Leonard S. Becker; Gregory A. Harris of Law Offices of Gregory A. Harris
Case: Bragar v. Chicago Transit Authority, et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Psychological Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Illinois
8
Amount: $7,424,135.00
Attorneys: Marc A. Chandler of Chandler Trial Law
Case: Torres v. First Transit Inc.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
State: Florida
9
Amount: $6,298,237.00
Attorneys: Ryan A. Casey, Patrick K. Gunning, Adam K. Shea of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP; Scott J. Corwin of Scott J. Corwin, A Professional Law Corporation
Case: Enriquez v. Gonzalez Travel & Tours Inc., et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Psychological Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort
State: California
10
Amount: $6,100,000.00
Attorneys: Todd A. Restivo of Restivo & Murphy LLP
Case: Wynter v. Transdev Services, et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: New York
11
Amount: $5,224,972.00
Attorneys: Talay Hafiz of Deangelis & Hafiz
Case: Pereira v. Cabrera, et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Mass Transit Accident, On-board Accident
State: New York
12
Amount: $4,321,258.00
Attorneys: Adam M. Linkner, Bruce T. Wallace, Oscar A. Rodriguez of Hooper Hathaway Price Beuche & Wallace; J. Michael Hannon of Hannon Law Group LLP
Case: Short v. WMATA
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: District of Columbia
13
Amount: $3,646,087.00
Attorneys: Raymond D. McElfish, Jamie M. Diamond of McElfish Law Firm; Jonathan P. Kieffer of Wagstaff & Cartmell, LLP; Douglas M. Colbert of Law Office of Douglas M. Colber
Case: Bauta v. Greyhound Lines Inc., et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Mass Transit Accident
State: New York
14
Amount: $3,355,000.00
Attorneys: William Schwitzer of William Schwitzer & Associates, PC
Case: Morrobel v. Alicea, et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Mass Transit Accident
State: New York
15
Amount: $2,999,000.00
Attorneys: James C. Napoli of Caesar & Napoli, PC
Case: Han v. Pandora Travel Inc.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Entrustment, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Mass Transit Accident, Single-Vehicle Accident
State: New York
16
Amount: $2,982,980.00
Attorneys: Bryan A. Boyack of Richard Harris Law Firm
Case: Morgan v. Lujan, et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Nevada
17
Amount: $1,878,000.00
Attorneys: Todd R. Nissenholtz, Nathan McMahill of Cofman Townsley
Case: Moore v. Bi-State Development Agency, et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Missouri
18
Amount: $1,500,000.00
Attorneys: Howard E. Haley of Williams and Associates, P.C.
Case: Sun v. WMATA
Type: Bus Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: District of Columbia
19
Amount: $1,260,000.00
Attorneys: Erika Contreras, Brian J. Panish, Thomas A. Schultz of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case: Estate of Tieu v. Sina International, Inc., et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Mass Transit Accident, Negligent Retention
State: California
20
Amount: $1,218,721.00
Attorneys: Pete Leehey of The Biker Lawyers PC
Case: Estate of Kephart v. Clayton Ridge Community Schools
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Iowa

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