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Police and emergency personnel respond to the scene of a accident involving Devan Sipher and a tour bus in 2015. Photo: NYPD highway Patrol

A Manhattan Supreme Court jury has awarded an $85 million verdict to a former New York Times “Vows” columnist who was hit and severely injured by a double-decker tour bus in 2015.

According to a verdict sheet from the trial, which was held before Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jaffe, the jurors on Tuesday awarded $45 million to the injured writer, Devan Sipher, for his past pain and suffering and $40 million for future pain and suffering.

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Jason Grant

Jason Grant is a staff writer covering legal stories and cases for the New York Law Journal, the National Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing attorney. He's written and reported previously for the New York Times, the Star-Ledger, the L.A. Times and other publications. Contact him at [email protected] On Twitter, pls find him @JasonBarrGrant

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