Bloomberg Law
April 14, 2021, 7:23 PM

Live Nation Faces N.Y. Record $20 Million for Pain, Suffering

Peter Hayes
Peter Hayes

Live Nation Worldwide Inc. will remain on the hook for $20 million for pain and suffering—a record amount for New York State—to a man who suffered traumatic brain injury in an accident while working on the grounds of the Jones Beach Theater, after a New York appeals court pared the amount from $40.6 million.

Live Nation and parties that filed a friend of the court brief, including organizations that represent New York’s municipalities, companies doing business in the state and insurers, asked the court to reduce the pain and suffering award, arguing that, with two exceptions, New York courts have ...

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