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Appeals Court Orders $3,900,000 Increase in Jury Verdict for Construction Worker’s Pain and Suffering in Brain and Back Injury Case

Posted in Back Injuries

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 against… Continue Reading

New Trial Required in Traumatic Brain Injury Case due to Jury’s Erroneous Finding that Bus Driver 100% at Fault for Pedestrian Knockdown; $1,800,000 Pain and Suffering Verdict Unchallenged

Posted in Brain Injuries

On September 27, 2003, Claude Williams, a 66 year old retiree, stepped off the curb on Madison Avenue near its intersection with 125th Street in Manhattan and was struck by a New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA) bus. His injuries, described below, were severe. In the lawsuit that followed, Williams v. Hooper (Supreme Court, New… Continue Reading

Doctor Wrongly Precluded from Testifying as to whether Car Accident Caused Traumatic Brain Injury; Appellate Court Orders New Trial in $2,000,000 Pain and Suffering Damages Lawsuit Dismissed During Trial

Posted in Brain Injuries, Law of Damages

Plaintiff’s attorney told the jury in his opening statement on July 10, 2007 that a pedestrian knockdown car accident on October 3, 2002 was defendants’ fault and caused his client, 46 year Harry Soriano, to sustain traumatic brain injuries (TBI) along with herniated discs in his back and neck. Counsel also told the jury that… Continue Reading