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    Law: Explain calculation of damages for victims of Felix's school bus driver accident

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    Felix is a school bus driver. He is driving children home from school one day when he is distracted by a fight in the back of the bus. He turns to see what is happening behind him, and accidentally strikes and kills two twins riding bicycles in the bike lane. One twin is a brain surgeon, and the other is a garbage collector. Each has dependents. Explain how damages will be calculated for each victim, and why the families will collect different amounts. Is this a fair system? Why or why not?

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    Damages will be calculated based on the potential income streams that each of the two twins will bring to their respective family and dependents. It is obvious that the brain surgeon will have a higher income and thus will bring in more money to his ...

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    The solution explains the concepts very well using the example in the question. All the steps are clearly explained and outlined. The answer is very easy to understand and can be followed along with anyone who has a basic understanding of the subject.

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