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Harvard grad student planning to sue the MBTA must prove negligence first, legal analyst says

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GBH News, May 2023

A grad student announced last week that she’s planning to sue the MBTA for a separated shoulder she suffered when a decrepit utility box fell and hit her at the Red Line’s Harvard Square station. Northeastern University law professor and GBH legal analyst Daniel Medwed joined GBH’s Morning Edition co-hosts Paris Alston and Jeremy Siegel to discuss the case, and the laws that govern personal injury lawsuits against the transit agency.

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