NY Top Court Eyes Evidence For No-Fault 'Serious Injury'

Law360, New York (September 12, 2013, 5:30 PM EDT) -- In a case being watched by insurers and litigators alike, New York's high court grappled Thursday with the standard of evidence an injured claimant must provide, after a cessation of medical treatment, in order to win a trial for a “serious injury” damages claim under the state's no-fault auto insurance law.

The back-and-forth, in oral arguments before the New York State Court of Appeals, came in a lawsuit brought by Queens resident Nandkumar Ramkumar, who claims he sustained serious knee and back injuries in a livery...
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