Navigation Links
New York Attorney Obtains $2.25 Million Verdict for Client Injured on Grounds of Bronx Eye Surgery Clinic
Date:1/29/2009

Burns & Harris law firm prevails on behalf of plaintiff after one-week trial

New York (Lexis Nexis) January 29, 2009 -- Seth Harris, partner in the New York City-based litigation firm of Burns & Harris, prevailed in a hotly contested dispute with a Bronx eye surgery clinic, securing a $2.25 million verdict for a New York woman who suffered a serious foot injury on the grounds of the facility.

The case, Mary Colon v. New York Eye Surgery Associates (Supreme Court of the State of New York, Bronx County, Index No. 8832/06), was resolved after a one-week jury trial that took place in front of Hon. Mark Friedlander. After hearing the evidence, the jurors returned a verdict for the plaintiff and awarded Ms. Colon $750,000 in past pain and suffering, plus an additional $1.5 million in future pain and suffering, for a total judgment of $2.25 million.

The lawsuit brought by Ms. Colon was a personal injury claim, based on the negligence of New York Eye Surgery Associates' management of the grounds occupied by their facility. Ms. Colon was walking on the sidewalk in front of the premises maintained by the clinic when she moved to the side to allow two other pedestrians to pass. Since the grassy area beside the sidewalk was not level, her foot rolled and she suffered a painful ankle fracture, along with serious complications that cause chronic pain.

"We're very pleased that the Bronx jury listened intently to the evidence we presented at trial and ultimately agreed that the owners and occupiers of the facility should be held responsible for the negligence that was shown in maintaining the premises," said Harris, a successful trial attorney with an impressive track record of securing major verdicts and settlements for his clients.

For more information about Burns & Harris, please go to www.burnsharris.com or call 888.PAIN.LAW.

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/01/prweb1924244.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Toxic Causation Training Day for Attorneys
2. Lawyers React to Texas Attorney Generals Lawsuit, Settlement Against Houstons Memorial Hermann
3. Stuart M. Goldstein, Southern New Jersey Patent and Intellectual Property Attorney, secures a New Revolutionary Eco-Friendly Patent
4. Legion Attorneys Seek Copy of Health Department Study on Childrens Home
5. San Diego Attorney Provides Emergency Medical Relief to War Torn Gaza Strip
6. Miami Beach Real Estate Attorney Announces Specialized Legal and Realty Services for Clients Buying Bank-Owned Luxury Miami Beach Condos
7. Jones Walker Attorneys Named to Positions in Order of British Crown
8. Five Lubin & Meyer Lawyers Named Top Medical Malpractice Attorneys: Selected as Super Lawyers 2008
9. Cleveland Injury Attorneys Among 'The Best Lawyers in America'
10. Pennsylvania Attorney General Corbett Announces a Multi-State, $7 Million Settlement With Airborne Health, Inc., Over Charges of Deceptive Advertising
11. Daniel J. Nevrivy, Ph.D., Biotech and Pharmaceutical Patent Attorney, Launches New Law Firm Aimed at Helping Clients Preserve Their Capital
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... Mystic Buddha Publishing House ... Blue SKies Buddha, the biography of Rama - Dr. Frederick Lenz. , ... the love of a Buddhist teacher for teaching and helping others. Valentine’s Day ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... 12, 2016 , ... CDRH Enforcement Trends: , Back to the Future , Feb. 25, 2016 ... Winston Churchill said, “Those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” , ... come knocking this year. But that takes time. , Take a close look at ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... Coco Libre, the maker ... Red Carpet Events LA GRAMMY’s Style Lounge Event. Coco Libre will offer musicians and ... hydrated before the big event. The invitation-only gifting suite, held this year at the ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... Every winter, someone is killed, ... the West Penn Burn Center, part of the Allegheny Health Network, has ... bring you the “Space Heaters Need Space” campaign. , “Space Heaters Need ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 12, 2016 , ... Vail knee ... Industry Physician Leaders to Know in 2016 . The list consists of physicians establishing, ... physicians to establish this list. , An Ambulatory Surgery Center, also known as ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/11/2016)... 2016 The primary goal of this research ... on the usage of liquid biopsy. Key information the ... - Timeframe of liquid biopsy adoption amidst future users ... organization type - Sample inflow to conduct liquid biopsy ... serum, and so on. - Correlation analysis of sample ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... (NasdaqCM: PDEX) today announced financial results for its fiscal 2016 ... its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the second quarter ... today. --> --> Quarter ... --> Net sales for the three months ended December ... from $2.8 million for the three months ended December 31, ...
(Date:2/11/2016)...  Kindred Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: KIN ), a ... of pets, today announced the submission to FDA of ... Application (NADA) for Zimeta™ (dipyrone injection, KIND-012).  Positive topline ... for the control of pyrexia (fever) in horses were ... --> The Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: