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Specific InjuryCase CitePlaintiff AgeDamage AwardAmount ReviewedAmount Held
Urological diagnosesCalandrillo v. East Nassau Medical Group, 186 A.D.2d 703 (2d Dept. 1992)57*Past Pain and Suffering$700,000$500,000
*Loss of Services$200,000$100,000
Bilateral avascular necrosis requiring hip replacementCooper v. Bronx Cross County Medical Group, 687 N.Y.S.2d 156 (1st Dept. 1999)49*Past Pain and Suffering$500,000$500,000
*Future Pain and Suffering$1,250,000$1,250,000
Gunshot woundFernandez v. New York City, 669 N.Y.S.2d 20 (1st Dept. 1998)28*Past Pain and Suffering$50,000$50,000
*Future Pain and Suffering$100,000$100,000
Ostomy bag; catheter in collarbone; gastrostomy; 12 operations; removal of part of bowel; hernia; extensive scarringKrueger v. Frisenda, 218 A.D.2d 685 (2d Dept. 1995)52*Past Pain and Suffering$1,250,000$1,250,000
*Future Pain and Suffering$500,000$500,000
Injury to larynx resulting in permanent speech impairmentLuneberg v. Wenig, 256 A.D.2d 389 (2d Dept. 1998)3*Past Pain and Suffering (9 Years)$900,000$500,000
*Future Pain and Suffering$1,100,000$900,000
Internal injuries, ruptured spleen, pancreas, kidneyRios v. Smith, 700 N.Y.S.2d 226 (2d Dept. 1999)18*Past Pain and Suffering$2,750,000$2,000,000
*Future Pain and Suffering$1,250,000$1,000,000
Hip replacement surgeriesStevens v. Bronx Cross County Medical Group, 681 N.Y.S.2d 531 (1st Dept. 1998)21*Past and Future Pain and Suffering$3,000,000$3,000,000
Liver injurySugrim v. City of New York, 697 N.Y.S.2d 314 (2d Dept. 1999)5*Past Pain and Suffering$2,750,000$1,500,000
*Future Pain and Suffering$4,000,000$2,000,000
Gun shot wounds resulting in reflex sympathetic dystrophy of left arm, necessitating nerve graft and resulting in paralysis and implantation of dorsal column stimulatorSummerville v. City of New York, 257 A.D.2d 566 (2d Dept. 1999)30*Past Pain and Suffering(5-6 Years)$1,000,000$500,000
*Future Pain and Suffering$3,000,000$1,500,000
Permanent learning disability; insomnia; severe headaches; cognitive impairmentTaggart v. Levine, 671 N.Y.S.2d 978 (1st Dept. 1998)46*Past Pain and Suffering$200,000$200,000
*Future Pain and Suffering$100,000$100,000
Perforation of common bile duct resulting in (1) hemorrhagic pancreatic (2) plegmon (3) pancreatic abscess (4) acute pancreatitis which caused cancellation of gall bladder surgery. Numerous additional surgeries (1) emergency surgery to remove pancreatic abscess and remove large portion of pancreas (2) Drainage and Debridement surgeries and Ileostomy (3) Surgery to reverse Ileostomy (4) Surgery to repair incisional hernia. Diagnosed as an insulin-requiring diabetic as a result of complete removal or damage to pancreas.Lieberman v. Maimonides Medical Ctr., 278 A.D.2d 203 (2nd Dep't. 2000)35Past Pain & Suffering for 10 years, 2 moths & 22 days.$1,000,000$1,000,000
Future Pain & Suffering 20 years$2,000,000$2,000,000