Cecil Floyd Wins Defense Verdict In Kings County

January 26, 2016

On January 20, 2016, Cecil Floyd won a defense verdict in Supreme Court, Kings County in Shah v. Rahman, Index No. 15370/2012.  The plaintiff had prevailed on liability via summary judgment in a rear-end automobile accident, and claimed that he sustained herniated discs requiring a two-level cervical discectomy and fusion surgery.  Mr. Floyd argued that the plaintiff’s injuries were not causally related to the accident, and did not qualify as a “serious injury” within the meaning of Insurance Law section 5102(d).  The jury returned a unanimous verdict finding that the injuries did not qualify as a “serious injury.” 

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