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Maine high court upholds $750,000 award to bicyclist hit by school bus (PPH)

By December 17, 2014Coalition News

The Supreme Judicial Court rejected an appeal by the bus company seeking to overturn last year’s jury verdict in favor of Romanian student Monica Semian.

BY SCOTT DOLAN STAFF WRITER
sdolan@pressherald.com | @scottddolan | 207-791-6304

The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has upheld a $750,000 judgment awarded to a Romanian college student who was run over by a school bus in 2010 while riding a bicycle in Ogunquit.
The state’s high court, in a 7-0 decision Tuesday, rejected an appeal by Ledgemere Transportation Inc. arguing that the bicyclist should be considered liable because she rode past the bus on the right.
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