Shoulder Dislocation and Rotator Cuff Surgery - New York Judge Denies Plaintiff's Motion Challenging Inadequacy of $10,000 Pain and Suffering Verdict

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There was no question as to liability - 54 year old Bill Bouzas slipped and fell on a wet floor at a New York City restaurant on February 1, 2007 and the jury found it was all the fault of the defendant. After a one week trial ending May 7, 2009, though, the same Manhattan jury ruled that Mr. Bouzas was entitled to only $10,000 for his past pain and suffering (and nothing at all for the future). This, despite the fact that his injuries included an acute dislocation of his dominant shoulder and surgery three months later to repair a torn rotator cuff in that shoulder.

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