On November 9, 2009 Vincent Taurone was a front seat passenger in a minivan on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Chappaqua. After his vehicle stopped because of a deer carcass in the roadway, another car smashed into the rear of the minivan propelling it 35 feet forward.
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Construction Site Accident Verdict Reinstated
Pain and Suffering Awards Affirmed in Spinal Injury Case
On April 14, 2007, Antonia Corapi went to a party at an indoor sports facility called Sports Underdome in Mount Vernon.
Mrs. Corapi walked down a buffet line taking food from a table placed on an elevated platform, took a couple of steps back from the table and fell backwards off the platform to the…
Federal Appeals Court Affirms $15,000,000 Pain and Suffering Verdict in Paralysis Case
On January 17, 1999, Vito Saladino, then 36 years old, was working for American Airlines as a baggage handler at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens. Mr. Saladino was a passenger in a baggage tractor driven by a co-worker and as they passed a parked jet, backwash from the jet’s engine caused the baggage …
Appeals Court Orders $3,900,000 Increase in Jury Verdict for Construction Worker’s Pain and Suffering in Brain and Back Injury Case
Jorge Angamarca was 32 years old on October 23, 2003, working as a carpenter on the roof of a residential townhouse under construction in Brooklyn. He fell two stories through an improperly covered skylight hole and sustained catastrophic injuries.
Under New York’s Labor Law Section 240(1), Angamarca was granted summary judgment as to liability…