» Bus Driver May Face Up To 40 Years in Prison for Causing Deadly Accident

Bus Driver May Face Up To 40 Years in Prison for Causing Deadly Accident

Southfield, MI (Law Firm Newswire) January 3, 2013 – A bus driver killed four people and injured countless others. He was convicted of involuntary manslaughter.

“Although this gruesome story happened four years ago, justice caught up to the bus driver who killed four and injured numerous others in a bus wreck in Virginia. The judge who delivered the verdict stated that the driver’s conduct was so egregious, that he was finding him guilty on all four counts,” explained Darren Monroe of Litigation Funding Corporation, Michigan.

During the course of the trial, there were at least 15 witnesses called, including several of the passengers that had been on the bus on that fateful day. They were taking a trip from Greensboro, North Carolina, to New York. They never made it there, as their Sky Express bus crashed. “The jury heard about the erratic driving of the driver, and that he was weaving all over the road, while speeding up and then slowing down for no apparent reason. He eventually swerved right off the road, slammed into an embankment and flipped over,” said Monroe.

According to police reports submitted as evidence during the trial, the driver admitted he had fallen asleep at the wheel. In doing so, he negligently breached his duty of care to his passengers, and may face up to 40-years in prison when sentenced in the New Year.

There are likely four families that may file wrongful death lawsuits in this case. While waiting for civil justice, they may face a difficult time paying their bills. In order to get them through to the trial or settlement process, they might wish to consider applying for lawsuit settlement funding, available by applying to a litigation funding company.

“The process is easy,” advised Monroe, “and they only need to fill out an application online, or by phone, to determine if they qualify. The staff is experts at explaining how lawsuit financing works and what the benefits are, and it may be just the solution to help those families get out of debt.”

To learn more about lawsuit funding and litigation funding, visit http://www.litigationfundingcorp.com/.

Litigation Funding Corporation
29777 Telegraph Road, Suite 1310
Southfield, MI 48034
Call: 1.866.LIT.FUND

  • Auto Accident Victims Fight for Just Compensation with Litigation Funding
    Auto accidents often bring emotional, physical, and financial hardship for seriously injured victims. While life is not easy after an auto accident, it is even harder to fight for a quick and fair settlement. When the lawsuit drags on, the financial impact for plaintiffs living paycheck to paycheck can be devastating. Insurance companies know this […]
  • Proving Fault in Slip and Falls Takes Time. Litigation Funding Helps Plaintiffs During the Wait.
    A store that welcomes customers onto its property has a duty to keep them reasonably safe. An “unreasonable” condition that contributes to a fall can lead to an injury claim against the store. Any number of conditions might create property owner liability if a slip and fall accident occurs – defective stairs or walkways, ice […]
  • Workplace Crush Death Leads to Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    If a wrongful death lawsuit is filed with the assistance of an attorney, the family or plaintiff of the deceased may apply for pre-settlement funding from a litigation funding company. In one such horrific wrongful death case, Travis Miller, 25, perished in an elevator shaft while working on the Florida State University (FSU) dorm construction […]

See other news sources publishing this article. BETA | Tags: , , , ,



Get headlines from Law Firm Newswire sent right to your inbox.

* indicates required