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Court Orders Substantial Reduction in Pain and Suffering Damages in Severe Orthopedic and Brain Injury Trauma Case

Posted in Back Injuries, Brain Injuries, Leg Injuries, Neck Injuries, Wrist Injuries

A 26 year old restaurant deliveryman was was bicycling in the Bedford-Stuyversant section of Brooklyn on June 4, 2005, on his way to make a food delivery from King’s Men Restaurant, when a car struck him from behind. Jing Xue Jiang flew through the air and the next thing he remembered was waking up at… Continue Reading

$1,000,000 Pain and Suffering Verdict Affirmed on Appeal for 55 Year Old Man with Bilateral Wrist Fractures

Posted in Wrist Injuries

On September 9, 2003, then 55 year old Matar Diouf entered a New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA) train station at 96th Street and Broadway in Manhattan. As he descended the staircase inside the station, he stepped on a two inch high protrusion, lost his balance on the uneven surface and fell down the stairs… Continue Reading

Girl with Fractured Femur from Construction Site Accident Wins New Damages Trial due to Jury’s Inconsistent Pain and Suffering Awards ($100,000 for Future, Zero for Past)

Posted in Elbow Injuries, Leg Injuries

On September 1, 2000 Jennifer Arietta was struck by an eight foot piece of plywood accidentally dropped from the third floor window at 513 Beekman Avenue in the Bronx. The plank was being used as a window cover by contractors renovating the building and ten year old Jennifer just happened to be walking on the… Continue Reading

Wrist Fracture Injury Cases – Recent New York Verdicts and Settlements Between $450,000 and $900,000

Posted in Wrist Injuries

With a serious enough injury, traumatic wrist injury cases in New York can and do command upwards of $500,000-$900,000 for pain and suffering alone and can even bring in a $1,000,000 sustainable verdict. The wrist is an extremely complex collection of many joints, including eight separate small bones called carpal bones that connect the two… Continue Reading

$575,000 for Ankle Injuries

Posted in Ankle Injuries

In Pryce v. County of Suffolk  (2d Dept. 2008), New York’s appellate court which handles appeals from Long Island as well as Westchester and nearby counties, the Appellate Division Second Department, upheld a jury’s $575,000 pain and suffering award for a 63 year old maintenance man who fractured his ankle after stepping off a county… Continue Reading