Pedestrians Hit by Bus in Crosswalk Successful in Obtaining Summary Judgment

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Plaintiff pedestrian was crossing the street in a crosswalk with the light and pedestrian walk signal when struck by a by a NYC Transit bus as it was making a right turn. As the pedestrian was free from comparative fault and the defendant driver of the bus violated the NYC Traffic Rules and Regulations, the plaintiff was entitled to summary judgment on the issue of liability as a matter of law.

Castro v. New York City Transit Authority, NYLJ, 5/18/12, 30:3