“Not Being Heard Is No Reason For Silence”  – Victor Hugo

Bradley/Grombacher gives a voice to those injured by big insurance, pharmaceutical and Fortune 500 companies and works tirelessly to vindicate the rights of our clients who have been wronged.

Paralyzed Man Receives Settlement From USC Bus Crash

A man was recently awarded a settlement after a collision with a USC shuttle bus left him paralyzed. According to the lawsuit, the man became a paraplegic after an accident occurred with a USC shuttle bus near Union Station.

His lawsuit against the University ended in a settlement prior to going through full stages of litigation. The details of the settlement have remained confidential; however, a press release from the University admitted negligence and that the negligence led to the injuries for the plaintiff, who became paralyzed.

The accident occurred in April of 2015, shortly after 10 pm. At the time, the plaintiff was riding his motorcycle, travelling east and the shuttle bus driver was going in the opposite direction on the same street. When that USC shuttle bus turned left in front of the plaintiff, it caused the accident that left the motorcycle rider paralyzed.

Paralyzed Man Suffered Life-Changing Injuries in Accident

The motorcyclist said that he tried to take action to avoid the accident, but had minimal opportunity to completely avoid crashing into a shuttle bus. His lawsuit alleged that the shuttle bus driver failed to take appropriate care in making a safe left turn.

The USC lawyers argued that the motorcyclist sped up as he neared to the intersection and alleged that he was travelling up to 15 miles per hour over the speed limit when the accident occurred.

According to the lawsuit, shortly before the plaintiff became paralyzed in the accident, he had completed his respiratory therapy degree and had passed two out of the three exams required to become a registered respiratory therapist. This lawsuit alleged that his ability to earn a living was significantly affected by the accident.

The plaintiff says that he now must rely on his mother for practically everything on a day-to-day basis to assist with the management of his care and injuries.

Catastrophic Personal Injury

If you or someone you know has recently become paralyzed in an accident due to another driver’s negligence or reckless behavior, you may be entitled to recover compensation to assist you in putting the pieces of your life back together. Being paralyzed is one of the most significant and catastrophic impacts of being involved in an accident and it can shape your life significantly for many years going forward, requiring extensive medical care and support from family members and friends to help you get through day to day life. It can also impact your quality of life significantly and may make it impossible for you to ever return to work.

The impact of becoming a paralyzed man or woman because of another person’s negligence is serious and overwhelming for the victim and his/her family members. Accident victims may be entitled to recover compensation in a settlement or award by filing a timely claim.

If you have been paralyzed in an accident, consult with the experienced attorneys at Bradley/Grombacher today.

Note: Bradley/Grombacher is not representing the plaintiff in this lawsuit.


Request a Free Consultation

If you feel that your rights have been violated, call our experienced attorneys for a free evaluation.

Our Notable Victories

  • Galvan v. Doe $6,750,000
  • Valenzuela v. Doe $6,200,000
  • Gaisano v. Doe Tire Company $1,675,000
  • Smuckler v. City of South Pasadena $4,000,000
  • Gutierrez v. Dole $2,455,000
  • Gould v. Casares $2,450,000
  • Gonzalez v. Brown $2,000,000
  • Silberberg v. Titus $1,800,000
  • Doe Plaintiffs v. Doe Tire Company $1,675,000
  • Buffington v. HDMC $1,400,000

Reasons Why Clients Continue to Choose Us

  • No upfront payments required. We get paid when you do!
  • Excellent communication & access to our attorneys.
  • Proven track record of success. Just take a look at our cases!
  • Hablamos Español! We can assist you in both English and Spanish.

Highly Esteemed & Accomplished

  • We highly recommend!

    “Marcus guided us through the entire process with professionalism & compassion. His knowledge, thoroughness, and experience ensured the best possible outcome for our case and we highly recommend him.”

    - Kylie & Daniel C.
  • Marcus Bradley is a wonderful lawyer.

    “This settlement made it possible for my sister to have a much better life than I thought would be possible.”

    - Ellen T.

Your Rights Deserve Justice

Schedule a Free Consultation
  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your phone number.
    This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.