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Tort/Negligence – Damages – Plaintiff's Injuries – Low Verdict – New Trial Denied (access required)

Although the jury awarded plaintiff only $733, a figure representing a small fraction of the over $13,000 in special damages about which testimony was given by plaintiff, the court denies plaintiff's motion for a new trial. Plaintiff's special damages related to essentially two complaints - neck and shoulder problems and those involving her knee. The latter ...