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In Hamilton v. Westchester County et al, No. 20-1058-pr, 2021 WL 2671311 (2d Cir. June 30, 2021), a case brought by an inmate and arising under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (relating to public services, programs, and activities), the Second Circuit held that the term “disability” within the meaning of the ADA…

Read More “Temporary” Injuries May Constitute “Disabilities” Under the Americans With Disabilities Act, Court Holds
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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…

Read More “Serious Injury” to Knee in Car Accident Case
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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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