New York has a very restrictive law when it comes to winning pain and suffering damages in car accident lawsuits. Our so-called No Fault Law was first enacted in 1973 and was designed to weed out frivolous claims and limit recovery to significant injuries. In return, car accident victims received some guaranteed medical and
Opposite Results in Two New York Neck and Back Injury Cases: When and How are Future Pain and Suffering Verdicts Upheld?
By John Hochfelder on
Posted in Back Injuries, Neck Injuries
The concept of verdicts for future pain and suffering in injury cases is pretty simple: juries are told that if they believe the evidence shows a plaintiff’s injuries or disabilities will continue after the date the verdict is rendered, then the jury must award a reasonable sum of money for the plaintiff’s future pain and…