Panish | Shea | Boyle | Ravipudi LLP attorneys Rahul Ravipudi, Paul Traina, and Alex Behar obtained a $4,750,000 settlement for a college student who suffered a traumatic brain injury when the rideshare vehicle in which she was a passenger was violently rear-ended by a transit bus in Washington, DC.
Plaintiff Kyla Bryant was the sole rear passenger in a sedan as it sat idle at a red traffic light when the vehicle was struck from behind by a commuter bus. As a result of the collision, Ms. Bryant suffered unconsciousness, traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhages, skull fractures, seizures, and a traumatic brain injury. She was rushed to the hospital where she was intubated and in a medically induced coma for one week before being transferred to another hospital for acute inpatient rehabilitation. Ms. Bryant’s injuries included aphasia, dizziness, audio sensitivity, headaches, pain, memory loss, and processing problems.