Greyhound Beats Damages Claims In NY Crash Suit

Law360, New York (February 8, 2011, 6:17 PM EST) -- A federal judge has dismissed claims for putative damages against Greyhound Lines Inc. in a suit stemming from a fatal August 2006 bus crash allegedly caused by a speeding driver and defective tires.

In a one-sentence order filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Judge George B. Daniels granted Greyhound's motion to dismiss the claims for punitive damages.

Greyhound moved to nix the damages claims from the suit, which has been consolidated with nine related cases, in December, arguing...
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