It was a beautiful summer day on July 20, 2001, still light out around 7 p.m., when 15 year old Geremy McConnell was riding his bicycle on Hyland Boulevard, just north of Donley Avenue, in Staten Island. He was headed towards his cousin’s house but was killed instantly when the right rear wheel of a
Damages in Wrongful Death Cases
Death Case Verdict: $5,000,000 for 4 1/2 Years of Pain and Suffering (While in a Coma) – Will Not Stand on Appeal
A Westchester County jury recently returned a verdict of $5,000,000 in favor of the estate of a woman who died because of medical malpractice. It will not stand up on appeal.
In Schaffer v. Stony Lodge Hospital (Supreme Court, Westchester County; Index # 4155/99; 11/6/08), a 68 year old woman with long standing depression went…
$2,450,000 for Wrongful Death of 6 Year Old Boy
A six year old California boy died during a family trip when the rear tire on the rental car his father was driving blew out and the car rolled over.
According to the family attorney, William Berman of San Diego, after years in court, forensic experts and deposition testimony revealed that the rental car…