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Back and Coccyx Injuries from Trip and Fall – Appeals Court Orders $1,000,000 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

Neck and Back Injuries Result in $1,800,000 Pain and Suffering Award Approved by Appellate Court, Despite Lack of Surgery

Posted in Back Injuries, Neck Injuries

On July 28, 2005, James Coleman was working as a subway track worker repairing tracks for the New York City Transit Authority (the TA). He was on a hydraulic lift platform that collapsed causing him to fall 25 feet to the ground below. Workers on a hydraulic lift:   Coleman sued the TA for the… Continue Reading

Neck Injury Verdict for $175,000 Affirmed on Appeal in Pedestrian Knockdown Lawsuit where Jury Awarded $120,000 for Future Medical Expenses but Nothing for Future Pain and Suffering

Posted in Law of Damages, Neck Injuries

On November 20, 2001, Yuko Yamamoto, a 37 year old registered nurse, was walking to work in Manhattan when she was struck and knocked to the ground by a taxicab. In her lawsuit to recover pain and suffering damages for her resulting neck injury, a judge determined that no trial would be needed on the issue… Continue Reading