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Ankle Injury Verdict Upheld on Appeal

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On May 25, 2003 at about 7 p.m., Miguel Bonano, then 19 years old, was driving a motorized dirt bike on Bryant Avenue near 167th Street in the Bronx when he crashed into the back of a parked car and sustained ankle fractures that required emergency surgery. Miguel testified that as he was proceeding at… Continue Reading

Appeals Court Affirms Significant Verdict for Pain and Suffering in Ankle Injury Case

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On August 11, 2008,  Fredy Figueroa was employed as a sprinkler system installer in connection with a $350,000 landscaping project in the backyard of a home in Nissequougue (Suffolk County). Fredy was excavating a two foot trench when the retaining wall next to it collapsed and pinned him inside the trench for 10 minutes, requiring… Continue Reading

Court Orders Substantial Increase in Pain and Suffering Damages for Construction Project Manager’s Ankle Injury

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On March 2, 2009, Mark Grinberg was a project manager for URS Corporation working at a construction site when he slipped and fell on a piece of plywood that was covered plastic. The accident took place at the Central Park Police Station then under renovation: A contractor, C&L Contracting Corp., had placed plastic covered plywood… Continue Reading

Appellate Court Affirms Trial Judge’s Increased Evaluation of Pain and Suffering Award in Laborer’s Case Alleging Ankle and Shoulder Injuries

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On March 24, 2007, Fitzroy Burnett was working for the transit authority as part of a track removal and replacement project in the subway tunnel at the 155th Street station in Manhattan. Burnett was attempting to remove shoring stuck in the concrete skeletonized track. He slipped and fell backwards onto a track due to the… Continue Reading

Ankle and Back Injuries Result in $2,219,571 Pain and Suffering Verdict Affirmed on Appeal

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On June 30, 2006, Manuel Guallpa fell to the ground from a ladder 10 feet high while repairing windows at a storefront construction site in Queens County. His right ankle sustained the brunt of the fall and he was taken to the local hospital where he was diagnosed with an intra-articular fracture of the medial… Continue Reading

Ankle Injury Pain and Suffering Verdict Reduced by Trial Judge from $1,850,000 to $1,250,000 – Appellate Court is Next

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On June 10, 2003, Romeo Marshall was working as a field technician for Transcore Holdings, Inc., a company that designs, installs and maintains electronic toll collection systems. His job that day was servicing the EZ Pass machines at the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge. Unfortunately, while in a truck lane at the toll plaza, Marshall didn’t see a… Continue Reading

Malpractice Lawsuit against New York Podiatrist Results in $3,000,000 Pain and Suffering Verdict for College Student; Trial Judge Orders Reduction to $1,000,000

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On July 29, 2002, then 16 year old Jennifer Gillette underwent a procedure by podiatrist Greg Atlas in which a wart was removed from the side of her left heel. Complications developed, she was forced to undergo five new surgeries and Jennifer ended up suing Dr. Atlas claiming that he negligently performed the procedure and… Continue Reading