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Impermissible Jury Compromise Requires Court to Set Aside $500,000 Pain and Suffering Verdict for Ankle Injuries in Case Stemming from 1993 World Trade Center Bombing

Posted in Ankle Injuries, Law of Damages

Terrorists attacked New York City’s World Trade Center buildings twice – once on 2/26/93 exploding a bomb in the underground parking garage of the north tower; then on 9/11/01 flying planes into both towers. Most people safely evacuated in 1993 (six died and hundreds were injured): The lawsuits that followed the 1993 bombing are still… Continue Reading

Latest New York Appeals Court to Evaluate Ankle Fracture Pain and Suffering Case: $550,000; Most Range Between $300,000 and $600,000

Posted in Ankle Injuries

Another significant ankle fracture pain and suffering verdict has been reviewed by a New York appeals court and in its decision this week a Kings County verdict for $800,000 was deemed unreasonable and reduced to $550,000. Myron Fishbane, a 69 year old semi-retired accountant, slipped and fell down stairs in 2004, broke his ankle and… Continue Reading