Another $1,000,000 Unexplained Appeals Court Reduction of a Pain and Suffering Damages Jury Verdict

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One day after we wrote about an appeals court's unexplained reduction of $1,350,000 from a jury verdict for pain and suffering in a Suffolk County case, today we have another appeals court doing the same thing. What's going on here?

In Lopez v. New York City Transit Authority, the plaintiff was riding his bicycle when it collided with a bus owned and operated by the defendants.

In the decision handed down today, the Appellate Division, First Department ruled on two significant matters arising out of the March 26, 2007 Manhattan jury trial...

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