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NickFitz
30th December 2011, 20:08
"A large portion of his body flew about 100 feet onto the southbound platform, where it struck Gayane Zokhrabov, then 58. She was knocked to the ground, her leg and wrist broken and her shoulder injured."



- Man killed by train in Chicago can be sued for bystander's injuries - latimes.com (http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-train-death-lawsuit-20111229,0,1119897.story)

Paddy
30th December 2011, 21:20
"A large portion of his body flew about 100 feet onto the southbound platform, where it struck Gayane Zokhrabov, then 58. She was knocked to the ground, her leg and wrist broken and her shoulder injured."



- Man killed by train in Chicago can be sued for bystander's injuries - latimes.com (http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-train-death-lawsuit-20111229,0,1119897.story)

The key to this is negligence. Indeed the deceased was negligent.

Spacecadet
31st December 2011, 15:01
The key to this is negligence. Indeed the deceased was negligent.

if it was found that it was the deceased fault that he was hit by a train then I agree he (or his insurance company) should be sued.

centurian
31st December 2011, 15:13
So does this mean we can sue the estates/families of train suicides for lost billing time due to delays caused.