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Verdict in Neck and Knee Injuries Case Reduced on Appeal for Workers Compensation Benefits Received from Prior Accident

Posted in Economic Damages, Knee Injuries, Neck Injuries

On June 2, 2010, Rosemary McKnight was a passenger in a city bus which rear-ended a tanker truck on Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn. As a result, Ms. McKnight, then 48 years old, injured her neck and both knees. In her ensuing lawsuit against the transit authority and its driver, Ms. McKnight’s motion for summary judgment… Continue Reading

Delayed Diagnosis of Spinal Tumor Results in $47,950,000 Medical Malpractice Jury Verdict – Defendant Appeals Claiming Lack of Causation and Excessive Damages

Posted in Back Injuries, Leg Injuries, Medical Malpractice

Shania-Gay Ffrench was 21 years old on February 3, 2000 when she went to the emergency room at Mount Vernon Hospital complaining of back pain. Doctors there suspected uterine fibroids and she was told to follow up with her primary care physician and her gynecologist. She did so.  She saw her internist Keith Edwards, M.D…. Continue Reading