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$5,500,000 Pain and Suffering Award Upheld for Worker in Construction Site Accident

Posted in Brain Injuries, Facial Injuries, Hip and Pelvis Injuries, Wrist Injuries

On August 13, 2006, George Nunez was working as part of a New York City Transit Authority crew replacing subway tracks in Brooklyn. A walkway suddenly collapsed and he fell 30 feet to the street below, causing him to sustain numerous life-altering injuries.   Nunez, 48 years old at the time of the accident, sued… Continue Reading

Future Pain and Suffering Damages Award of $100,000 Upheld in Fractured Jaw Case Despite Absence of Any Medical Testimony

Posted in Facial Injuries

In almost every personal injury lawsuit, plaintiffs call their treating doctors to the stand to testify about their injuries. Doctors are asked whether the injuries plaintiff claims were caused by the accident and whether and to what extent plaintiff will in the future continue to suffer pain and disabilities. Without such testimony – especially as… Continue Reading

Another Big Win for City of New York – $10,000,000 Judgment Tossed Out on Appeal; State’s Highest Court Will Now Rule on Case involving Claims of Inadequate Police Protection

Posted in Facial Injuries, Psychological Damages

With about 40,000 officers, the New York City Police Department is the largest police force in the United States. Serving more than 8 million people, its mission is to enforce the laws, preserve the peace, reduce fear and provide for a safe environment. Day in and day out, the officers put their lives on the… Continue Reading

Another New York School Sports Injury Lawsuit Dismissal Upheld on Appeal

Posted in Facial Injuries

Personal injury lawyers are often asked, "Can I sue?" I always answer, "Yes, of course." But the real question is whether the inquiring plaintiff will win and in school sports injury lawsuits the answer is almost always, "No way." Time and again school kids are injured playing football, basketball, baseball and other sports in competition… Continue Reading

Severe Facial Injuries from Assault – Jury Awards $5,000,000 for Pain and Suffering, Trial Judge Reduces Verdict to $3,500,000 and Appellate Court then Dismisses Case on Liability Grounds

Posted in Eye and Vision Injuries, Facial Injuries

On March 2, 2002 at about 5:30 p.m., Miguel Beato returned home from work as a porter. As he walked through the courtyard of his apartment complex at 35-46 65th Street in the Woodside section of Queens, New York, he was confronted by an unknown gang of men. He asked them to move out of his… Continue Reading

Facial Bones Fractured – $2,750,000 Pain and Suffering Verdict for 16 year old Hit by Bat in School Softball Practice

Posted in Facial Injuries

On a beautiful spring day, 16 year old Chelise Navarro had just finished her turn at bat during high school softball practice at a New York City high school. She handed her bat to the next player who took a full practice swing and …. You know what happened next. Bam. Smash. Crush. Bones broken…. Continue Reading