The good news for the plaintiff is that his $1,000,000 pain and suffering verdict for disabling ankle fractures has been upheld on appeal; the bad news for lawyers and the public is that the decision gives little guidance as to why the judges concluded that the jury award was a fair and reasonable amount.
We wrote about Detective Anderson Alexander back in December, here. He’s the former former New York City policeman who accidentally shot himself in the knee when a defective chair broke at his precinct house.
Don’t sit in a chair like this:
And definitely don’t sit in that chair with a gun like this…