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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

Ankle and Back Injuries Result in $2,219,571 Pain and Suffering Verdict Affirmed on Appeal

Posted in Ankle Injuries, Back Injuries

On June 30, 2006, Manuel Guallpa fell to the ground from a ladder 10 feet high while repairing windows at a storefront construction site in Queens County. His right ankle sustained the brunt of the fall and he was taken to the local hospital where he was diagnosed with an intra-articular fracture of the medial… Continue Reading

Back Surgery Damages Verdict Remanded for New Trial – Defense Doctor Must be Allowed to Testify about Plaintiff’s Pre-Existing Condition

Posted in Back Injuries

On March 31, 2005, Angelo Melo had been looking for the superintendent to ask about renting an apartment at the 40 unit building at 561 West 180th Street in the Bronx. He took the elevator to the basement, stepped out onto a single-step platform and then fell to the ground when he stepped off the… Continue Reading

Teenager’s $350,000 Pain and Suffering Verdict Upheld in Minimally Invasive Back Surgery Case

Posted in Back Injuries, Shoulder Injuries

On September 7, 2005, Courtney Graves was on the Franklin Avenue shuttle train heading to orientation before the start of her sophomore year at Sheepshead Bay High School in Brooklyn. She never made it; instead ending up at the hospital after the train derailed and she was slammed against he window sustaining injuries to her… Continue Reading