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Significant Award for Future Medical Expenses Affirmed despite Modest Awards for Pain and Suffering in Car Crash Case

Posted in Economic Damages, Loss of Consortium Damages, Neck Injuries, Shoulder Injuries

On August 7, 2010,  Anil Sehgal was preparing to stop at a red light at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 57th Street in Manhattan when his car was struck from behind by another vehicle. Mr. Sehgal’s wife, Renu, was in the front passenger seat. Both claimed serious injuries as a result of the… Continue Reading

Shoulder Injury Pain and Suffering Verdict Affirmed; Courts Reject Plaintiff’s Claim of Inadequacy as to Future Damages

Posted in Shoulder Injuries

On May 2, 2007,  fifty-nine year old Mary Lou Knoch was about to cross the roadway in front of 625 Fulton Street in downtown Brooklyn when she tripped and fell from a city sidewalk into the roadway. Ms. Knoch sued the City of New York claiming that the sidewalk was defective,  the city had prior… Continue Reading

Rotator Cuff Tear Surgery after Traumatic Shoulder Dislocation Leads to $100,000 Pain and Suffering Award on Appeal

Posted in Shoulder Injuries

In 2009, a Manhattan jury awarded 54 year old plumber Bill Bouzas $10,000 for his pain and suffering (past – 2 years, future – zero) after a slip and fall accident left him with a dislocated shoulder and rotator cuff tear surgery. Shoulder dislocation: Rotator cuff tears can be degenerative and caused by repetitive rubbing… Continue Reading