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City opposes expert testimony in damages phase

Attorneys for the city of Rochester, now in the damages phase of a federal lawsuit won by a Rochester woman against a police officer, don’t want the plaintiff’s lawyer to present new evidence of the cost of treating her injuries. ...

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Fourth Department — Damages: Reynolds v. State of New York

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Damages Future Medical Expenses — Proximate Cause Reynolds v. State of New York CA 13-00402 Appealed from Court of Claims Background: The claimant commenced an action seeking damages for injuries sustained when state troopers used excessive ...

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Fourth Department — Damages: Reynolds v. State of New York

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Damages Future Medical Expenses — Proximate Cause Reynolds v. State of New York CA 13-00402 Appealed from Court of Claims Background: The claimant commenced an action seeking damages for injuries sustained when state troopers used excessive ...

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State distributes millions to underpaid workers

During the first six months of 2014, state investigators recovered and disbursed more than $16.4 million in wages, interest and damages to 21,050 workers cheated out of their proper pay and benefits. “Every New Yorker is entitled to a fair ...

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COA: Business owner says broker gave bad advice

An Onondaga County businesswoman who claims her insurance coverage was inadequate is seeking damages for lost business, saying she was ill-advised by her broker. She is seeking to have her dismissed suit re-instated. Deborah Voss, the Syracuse-area businesswoman, is represented ...

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Man still fights fraternity, tenants over injuries

A Caledonia man left paralyzed more than five years ago after falling from the second-story window during a house party in Brockport is still fighting to recover damages. Bryan Parslow, who was an 18-year-old freshman at The College at Brockport ...

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Cop can sue for distress caused by spit in Whopper

A police officer may recover damages for emotional distress allegedly caused by the discovery of phlegm in a Whopper served at a Burger King restaurant, the Washington Supreme Court has ruled in answering a certified question from the 9th U.S. ...

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Iran, al-Qaida, Taliban told to pay $6B for 9/11

NEW YORK — A federal judge has ordered al-Qaida, the Taliban and Iran to pay $6 billion to relatives of Sept. 11 victims for aiding in the 2001 terror attacks. The ruling is largely symbolic since it would be nearly ...

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Steelworker awarded $25M in racial lawsuit

BUFFALO — A federal court jury has awarded $25 million in damages to a western New York steel plant employee who says his bosses failed to stop years of racial taunts and insults from his co-workers, behavior his lawyer likened ...

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