Katayoun Barin v. Motor Coach Industries, Inc.


02/23/18 – 03/23/18


A Nevada state court jury awarded $18.7 million to the family of a surgeon killed after being sideswiped on his bicycle by a bus, in the first products liability trial of its kind over claims that a bus’ allegedly faulty aerodynamic design created a sucking force that caused the fatal accident.

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Verdict For Plaintiff - Damages Total $18,746,003.62

Keon Khiabani:
Past Suffering: $1,000,000.00
Future Suffering: $7,000,000.00
Loss of Support: $1,200,000.00

Aria Khiabani:
Past Suffering: $1,000,000.00
Future Suffering: $5,000,000.00
Loss of Support: $1,000,000.00

Katayoun Barin:
Suffering: $1,000.000.00
Loss of Support: $500,000.00

Kayvan Khiabian:
Pain/suffering: $1,000.000.00
Disfigurement: $0
Compensatory: $46,003.62


PM Session
Defense Witness(es)
3 Chapters

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