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$8 Million Awarded In Transit Bus Personal Injury Suit

A 34-year-old research librarian has been awarded $8 million by a Richmond, Virginia jury for injuries she suffered when struck by a GRTC Transit System bus in 2007, reports the Richmond Times-Herald.

The librarian suffered spinal and shoulder damage as well as hip and pelvis fractures when she was struck by the bus which made a right hand turn as she was crossing the street beside the Library of Virginia. She will probably need multiple hip replacement surgeries before she turns 50-years-old.

The bus company originally offered a $1.8 million settlement. The $8 million awarded was the full amount requested in the case.

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