Future Pain and Suffering

Diane Abbatantuono was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1989 at which time she was treated with a lumpectomy, axillary lymph node dissection and five years of medicine.

In March 2007, after 18 years of remission, breast cancer was found again. Then 56 years old, Ms. Abbatantuono treated with breast surgeon Susan K. Boolbol, M.D.

On November 20, 2001, Yuko Yamamoto, a 37 year old registered nurse, was walking to work in Manhattan when she was struck and knocked to the ground by a taxicab. In her lawsuit to recover pain and suffering damages for her resulting neck injury, a judge determined that no trial would be needed on the

In a case involving a pedestrian struck by a bus, there were two trials with two different juries. The plaintiff sustained elbow and foot fractures and in the first case her pain and suffering verdict was $575,000 but in the second case a new jury reduced that sum to $22,000

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When a Bronx County, New York jury recently returned a verdict that failed to award any  future pain and suffering damages in a traumatic brain injury case (in which the jury verdict was $100,000 for six years of past pain and suffering (i.e., from the date of the incident to the date of the verdict),