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$11 million Settlement reached in Hurricane Rita nursing home bus case

A settlement was reached in a case involving 23 nursing home patients who were killed by a bus explosion during the Hurricane Rita evacuation process.

Global Limo, the owner of the bus, and BusBank, which hired the bus company for the nursing home, have agreed to pay the maximum coverage of their insurance policies.

The $11 million will be divided among the 21 survivors and the families of the 23 people who died.