Lomax Adm’r. v. Greyhound Bus Lines

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Location: Circuit Court for the City of Buena Vista
Injuries: Wrongful Death
Jury Verdict: $3,718,358.86

Mrs. Lomax, a pedestrian, was struck by a Greyhound bus that was making a left turn. She suffered three separate brain injuries, right wrist trauma, a LeFort III fracture of the right eye orbit, and two scalp lacerations over the temporal lobe. Mrs. Lomax died as a result of these injuries 3½ months after the accident. Mrs. Lomax left behind an ailing husband and two adult children. This verdict was the largest ever in Buena Vista Circuit Court.