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Massive Leg Injuries Result in $11,500,000 Jury Verdict for Pain and Suffering; Recovery Reduced to $4,000,000 after Appeal and Apportionment for Comparative Liability

Posted in Leg Injuries

On October 28, 2004, an 18 year old college student was  crossing 70th Street at Eighth Avenue, in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn. On her way to the bank to perform an errand for her father, Walla Mohamed wound up under the front wheel of a city bus making a right turn and sustained very serious injuries. Another pedestrian hit… Continue Reading

Another $1,000,000 Unexplained Appeals Court Reduction of a Pain and Suffering Damages Jury Verdict

Posted in Amputation Injuries, Surprising Damage Verdicts

One day after we wrote about an appeals court’s unexplained reduction of $1,350,000 from a jury verdict for pain and suffering in a Suffolk County case, today we have another appeals court doing the same thing. What’s going on here? In Lopez v. New York City Transit Authority, the plaintiff was riding his bicycle when… Continue Reading