Jury Awards Victim of Coleraine School Bus Crash $28.6 Million

A jury has awarded a victim in the October 9, 2009, Coleraine school bus crash $28.6 million, finding both drivers in the accident at fault. Paige Anderson, who was 16 years old when the crash occurred, was riding in the back seat of a car that collided with the bus. [...]

By | February 2nd, 2017|Bus News|

Baum Hedlund Reaches $10 Million Anaheim School Bus Crash Settlement

January 24, 2017 -- The law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman has reached a settlement of nearly $10 million with Orange Unified School District (OUSD) on behalf of families of children who were injured in the 2014 Anaheim school bus crash. The settlement was reached on the first [...]

NTSB Releases Tennessee Bus Accident Preliminary Report

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released its preliminary report on the Tennessee bus accident that left six students dead and 31 injured. Although the investigation is not complete, the preliminary report does set out some of the events on November 21, 2016, that led up to the devastating [...]

By | January 18th, 2017|Bus News|

Iraan Bus Crash Leaves a Small Texas Town in Shock

After experiencing an incredible triumph on the field, the football-loving town of Iraan, Texas was met with devastating tragedy when a small school bus crashed while carrying six cheerleaders and two cheerleading sponsors home from their quarterfinal game. Many on board had serious injuries, and one was killed in the [...]

By | December 7th, 2016|Bus News|

Seat Belts in Large Buses Required as of November 2016

On November 28 a National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) rule will go into effect requiring seat belts in large buses. The change will apply to new over-the-road buses only, but officials are optimistic the requirement could substantially improve bus safety by preventing many of the deaths and injuries that [...]

By | November 22nd, 2016|Bus News|

Attorney Tim Loranger Attends NTSB Meeting on Seattle Duck Boat Crash

Washington, D.C. - - Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman wrongful death and personal injury attorney Timothy A. Loranger attended the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) meeting to determine the probable cause of last year’s crash between an amphibious duck boat vehicle and a chartered tour bus in Seattle. Five people [...]

By | November 15th, 2016|Blog, Bus News, Press Releases, Timothy A. Loranger|

Federal Insurance Minimum Not Enough for Bus Crash Victims

The USA Holiday tour bus that crashed just outside of Palm Springs last month carried the exact federal insurance minimum—$5 million. That amount is what will go toward covering the needs of passengers who were injured, as well as the families who lost loved ones in the fatal bus accident. [...]

By | November 6th, 2016|Bus News|

NTSB Says Driver Heard Noise Before Duck Boat Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released hundreds of pages of documents from its investigation into last year’s fatal crash between a duck boat vehicle and a tour bus on Seattle’s Aurora Bridge. The duck boat crash killed five people and left many others with injuries. On September 25, [...]

By | October 31st, 2016|Bus News|