On May 29,2003, Joseph Rubio was about to catch a city bus at 72nd Street and Lexington Avenue in Manhattan on his way to work as a commercial real estate broker. It was a kneeling bus and, as he was boarding, the steps rose without warning causing him to fall forward and hurt his shoulder
Jurors in a recent shoulder trauma case tried to a verdict awarded $2,162,000 for pain and suffering involving a torn rotator cuff.
Torn Rotator Cuff:
In another late 2008 jury verdict, $1,100,000 was awarded for pain and suffering for a similar injury.
These pain and suffering verdicts appear to be well above the…