Judge Cuts $14M Jury Award to $500K in Pennsbury Bus Accident

In 2007 Ashley Zauflik lost her leg after she was run over by a bus outside of Pennsbury High School. A jury awarded Zauflik $14 million, but a judge has since cut that figure down to $500,000 citing a limit on the financial liability cap for school districts. The judge said that he felt that the result is “unfair and unjust” and that the constitutionality of the limit should be looked at. Zauflik’s lawyer intends to appeal. [6 ABC]

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