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Court Affirms Liability against City in Street Defect Trip and Fall Case but Substantially Reduces Award for Future Medical Expenses

Posted in Hip and Pelvis Injuries

On November 5, 2005 at about 7:30 p.m., Theresa Guss was injured in a trip and fall accident in the street when she stepped into a large rectangular deep hole in the street while getting out of the back of a taxicab at the curb abutting her home on Ainslie Street in Brooklyn. The cab… Continue Reading

Improper Conduct of Trial Judge in Medical Malpractice Case Leads to Appellate Court Reversal of Defense Verdict for Orthopedic Surgeon; New Trial Ordered

Posted in Hip and Pelvis Injuries, Medical Malpractice

Joan Sutton, a 68 year old retiree, suffered from chronic left hip pain, was diagnosed with degenerative arthritis and underwent total hip replacement surgery on June 12, 2003 with orthopedic surgeon Elias Kassapides, M.D. at St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital in New York City. The doctor removed and exchanged the femoral head (the ball) and… Continue Reading