Another significant ankle fracture pain and suffering verdict has been reviewed by a New York appeals court and in its decision this week a Kings County verdict for $800,000 was deemed unreasonable and reduced to $550,000.

Myron Fishbane, a 69 year old semi-retired accountant, slipped and fell down stairs in 2004, broke his ankle and

A Kings County trial judge (Hon. James G. Starkey) has now issued a written decision upholding a jury’s verdict awarding $1,030,000 for an 11 year old boy’s pain and suffering ($190,000 past, $840,000 future) due to an ankle fracture.

Jonathan Bermudez sustained a severe bimalleolar ankle fracture during his sixth grade gym class