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Traumatic Brain Injury Jury Awards Reinstated on Appeal after Substantial Increase by Trial Judge

Posted in Brain Injuries, Loss of Consortium Damages

On November 7, 2013, Paige Mecca, a 43 year old owner of a small solar energy company, was struck in the head and neck by a large 40 pound tray of dishes and food dropped by a waitress who lost her balance at a luncheon at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. Claiming that the convention center… Continue Reading

State Negligent in Causing Death but No Damages Allowed

Posted in Wrongful Death

Cheryl Thurston lived in a group home facility operated by New York State’s Office for People with Developmental Disabilities. The residents at 8 Hilltop Drive in Pittsford all had developmental disabilities and each was subject to varying degrees of supervision with regard to things like mobility and safety. Ms. Thurston was mentally and physically handicapped… Continue Reading