Sadhwani v. New York City Tr. Auth – Case Brief Summary (New York)

In Sadhwani v. New York City Tr. Auth., 66 AD3d 405, 890 N.Y.S.2d 458 (1st Dep't 2009), the Plaintiff suffered a traumatic brain injury which severely impaired her immediate and delayed recall and abstract thinking, and her orientation to time and space, resulting in memory loss.

As a result, that Plaintiff had limited ability to recall the events surrounding the accident, she was unable to recollect her accurate home address, the current month, the circumstances of the accident, or any details concerning her medical treatment.

She was awarded $1.9 million for past and future pain and suffering over 10 years.