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In Prince v. Lovelace, decided March 4, 2014, the Appellate Division, First Department reversed a trial court’s decision that plaintiff did not suffer a “serious injury” under New York’s “No-Fault” Law, Insurance Law § 5102(d): Defendant failed to establish prima facie that plaintiff did not suffer a serious injury to his right knee as a…

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In Ferrara v. Middleton, the Appellate Division, First Department recently held that plaintiff raised an issue of fact as to whether he satisfied the “serious injury” threshold of New York’s “No Fault Law” sufficient to defeat defendants’ motion for summary judgment.  Defendants met their initial burden on summary judgment: Defendants established prima facie that plaintiff did…

Read More Plaintiff Raises Fact Issue as to Whether Shoulder Injury Constitutes a “Serious Injury” Under the No-Fault Law
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In Luna v New York City Transit Authority, the Appellate Division, First Department reinstated a $1 million jury award for the plaintiff who was injured after falling on defendant NYCTA’s bus. The jury awarded plaintiff $500,000 for past pain and suffering and $500,000 for future pain and suffering over 34 years. The trial court (Supreme Court, Bronx…

Read More Court Reinstates $1 Million Jury Award for City Bus Passenger
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