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Appellate Court Reduces Pain and Suffering Award in Multi-Trauma Car Accident Case

Posted in Back Injuries, Knee Injuries, Neck Injuries, Shoulder Injuries

On June 25, 2007, at about 8:30 a.m., Melody Sweet was driving her 1986 Mustang convertible on Innis Avenue in Poughkeepsie at a speed of 25-30 miles per hour when Christopher Rios pulled his sport utility vehicle out of a parking space on the side of the road and collided with her vehicle. A red… Continue Reading

Knee Injury Verdict Reinstated

Posted in Knee Injuries

On October 25, 2008, Betty Luna boarded a city bus at Archer Avenue and Southern Boulevard in Queens. She paid the fare, began walking back to get a seat holding on to the pole and then she fell to the floor onto her right knee when the bus suddenly accelerated and pulled away from the… Continue Reading

Knee Injury results in $500,000 Pain and Suffering Verdict but Appeals Court Orders New Trial for Jury to Determine if Injuries “Serious”

Posted in Knee Injuries

After a morning of shopping on April 16, 2005, Mildred Manuel boarded a city bus to head home. At her stop, Rockaway Parkway and Schenck Street in Brooklyn, the 64 year old Ms. Manuel stepped out of the bus and fell because of a roadway hole, thereby sustaining serious knee injuries.  A Kings County jury… Continue Reading

Appellate Court Upholds Jury Verdict Finding Police Officer Caused Wrist Injury with Excessive Force and Negligence in Arrest but Reduces $1,100,000 Pain and Suffering Verdict to $450,000

Posted in Wrist Injuries

On June 7, 2003, two New York City Police Department officers responded to a criminal trespass call at 439 East 135th Street in the Bronx where 48 year old Juanita Young was asleep in a second floor apartment. The police had been called by the landlord who had obtained an eviction order due to Ms…. Continue Reading

New York Appeals Court Inadequately Explains its Order Deducting $455,000 from Pain and Suffering Verdict for Firefighter with Wrist, Shoulder and Knee Injuries

Posted in Knee Injuries, Shoulder Injuries, Wrist Injuries

On December 22, 1999, Lieutenant Nocenzu Cusumano, a New York City firefighter, reported to work at the city’s recently renovated Staten Island training center. He slipped on stairway debris and fell 16 feet down to a concrete floor. He reached out for a handrail or banister but none was there as the renovation was illegal… Continue Reading

$2,162,000 Verdict for Shoulder Rotator Cuff Injury

Posted in Shoulder Injuries

Jurors in a recent shoulder trauma case tried to a verdict awarded $2,162,000 for pain and suffering involving a torn rotator cuff.                                                                                             Torn Rotator Cuff: In another late 2008 jury verdict, $1,100,000 was awarded for pain and suffering for a similar injury. These pain and suffering verdicts appear to be well above the norm… Continue Reading