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Subway Tracks Accident – Jury’s Pain and Suffering Verdict Affirmed after Court of Appeals Addresses Liability Issues

Posted in Amputation Injuries, Foot Injuries

On March 9, 2006, Robert Obey fell onto the tracks at a subway station in Manhattan. Shortly thereafter, a train ran over his left foot. Mr. Obey, then 51 years old, sued claiming that the transit authority’s conductor was negligent because he could have stopped the train in time to avoid the accident. The defense… Continue Reading

Hand Crushed in Car Accident – $4,000,000 Pain and Suffering Jury Verdict for 59 Year Old Man Reduced on Appeal to $1,350,000

Posted in Amputation Injuries, Hand Injuries

Israel Ramos was minding his own business while out for a nice day’s drive in New York City on April 17, 1998 when, all of a sudden, his van flipped over on the Bronx River Parkway. Unbeknown to him, a car thief was being chased a few miles back by the New York City Police… Continue Reading