Prior Cases

Hurricane Rita Bus Fire Litigation – 2009

Please note that each case is unique and these previous results are no guarantee of a future result.

Tad, along with a team of other lawyers, represented the families of 23 nursing home residents who died in a bus fire. There were products liability, poor maintenance and medical negligence claims alleged. A number of defendants were sued, including the bus company, driver, towing service, service company and bus and component part manufacturers. The investigation found that an overheated axle caused the fire and that poor maintenance was a contributing factor. An $88 million dollar settlement was obtained.

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