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Back and Coccyx Injuries from Trip and Fall – Appeals Court Orders $1,600,000 Reduction of Pain and Suffering Verdict

Posted in Back Injuries, Psychological Damages

On January 27, 2003, at about 9:45 a.m., Lucille Turuseta was walking into the rear entrance of an office building at 175 Main Street in White Plains where she worked as the office manager for a court reporting firm. As she opened the door, Ms. Turuseta’s right foot became caught in broken cement causing her… Continue Reading

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Depression from Sexual Harassment – Verdict Reduced to $250,000 from $1,860,000

Posted in Psychological Damages

Janice Worthen-Caldwell worked for many years as a manager at a home health care agency which provides home health aides to ill or disabled patients in New York City. She was responsible for ensuring that more than 2,000 aides met required standards. In 2006, she sued her employer claiming that the owner had engaged in… Continue Reading

Doctor’s Sexual Harassment of Nurse Results in $15,000,000 Jury Verdict But Trial Judge Allows Only $750,000 for Past Pain and Suffering

Posted in Psychological Damages, Punitive Damages

Sexual harassment in the workplace – in some cases it’s quite real and devastating to the victim; in others it’s a baseless claim. It is clear, though, that sexual harassment is a form of impermissible discrimination outlawed under several statutes (e.g., 42 U.S.C. Section 2000e, known as Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and… Continue Reading

Traumatic Brain Injury Pain and Suffering Verdict for 56 Year Old Man in Single Car Accident: $2,100,000 New York Appeals Court Decision

Posted in Brain Injuries

On December 19, 2000, on Gallupville Road in the Town of Duanesburg in Schenectady County, New York, 56 year old Vincenzo Popolizio lost control of the car he was driving slowly down a steep, snow covered incline as he approached a sharp curve. His car slid across the roadway (designed and maintained by the county)… Continue Reading