On August 7, 2007 ten year old Roy Nelson, was sitting on a bench outside his apartment complex at 1125 East 229th Street in the Bronx when he was hit in the leg by a rock propelled at high velocity from a nearby lawnmower. It turns out that an employee of the housing development
$175,000 Pain and Suffering Award Reduced by Appeals Court to $140,000 for Leg Injuries Requiring Skin Graft; New Trial Ordered to Assess Plaintiff’s Comparative Negligence in Rail Road Platform Gap Fall
By John Hochfelder on
Posted in Burn Injuries, Leg Injuries
On June 14, 2006, at about 3:30 p.m., then 72 year old Irene McDonald attempted to board a train at the New Hyde Park Long Island Rail Road (the LIRR) station when she fell through a 12 inch gap between the train station platform and the train door.
Here is the LIRR train station where…