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The Sanders Law Firm

Car Accident Lawsuit Wins at Trial

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Senior Partner Martin Block recently tried a bus accident lawsuit. In this case, the driver of a livery cab was stopped at a curb waiting for a passenger to cross the street and enter the rear street-side door of the car. As the passenger was closing the door a private bus passed by striking the door of the cab.

Our client, the cab driver, was seated in the driver’s seat and suffered an injury to his knee which required arthroscopic surgery. The bus driver claimed that the passenger opened the door into the bus while the bus was stopped. Only the issue of liability was before the jury.

The Jury found the Bus Driver 80% at fault and the passenger 20% (which was attributed to the plaintiff). The net award to the plaintiff totaled $140,000.

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