TRI-MET Abrupt Stop Verdict
Humphrey v. Tri-Met, Multnomah County Case No. 14CV20394
Plaintiff Humphrey boarded a Tri-Met bus and was walking towards a seat when the bus began moving and then made an abrupt stop for a vehicle making a turn in front of the bus. The stop caused Humphrey, who was holding an overhead strap, to swing and land on a seated passenger. Humphrey settled her negligence claims against the driver who turned in front of the bus and proceeded to trial only against Tri-Met. She claimed that the Tri-Met driver was negligent for speeding, entering traffic . . .
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