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False Arrest, Malicious Prosecution and Excessive Force Claims against Police Officers Upheld and Damages Awards Affirmed

Posted in Facial Injuries

On June 15, 2007 at about 1:30 a.m., Gary Gill crossed the street at Flatlands Avenue near 87th Street in Brooklyn intending to go to his parked car. As he opened his car door, another vehicle pulled up and two men jumped out. In the ensuing moments, the men, undercover police officers with the New… Continue Reading

Severe Facial Injuries from Assault – Jury Awards $5,000,000 for Pain and Suffering, Trial Judge Reduces Verdict to $3,500,000 and Appellate Court then Dismisses Case on Liability Grounds

Posted in Eye and Vision Injuries, Facial Injuries

On March 2, 2002 at about 5:30 p.m., Miguel Beato returned home from work as a porter. As he walked through the courtyard of his apartment complex at 35-46 65th Street in the Woodside section of Queens, New York, he was confronted by an unknown gang of men. He asked them to move out of his… Continue Reading

Recent Bar and Restaurant Assault Cases Increase Exposure to Premises Owners

Posted in Law of Damages

Bars and restaurants are frequently sued for injuries to patrons that result from fights. Usually, the fights, or attacks, are between patrons. Sometimes, it’s a bouncer or security person who causes the injuries. In all cases, though,liability upon the bar or restaurant will depend on whether there was an opportunity to control (i.e., prevent) the… Continue Reading