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Niederman v. Brodsky
Citation:Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1970. 436 Pa. 401, 261 A.2d 84.
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The Plaintiff, Niederman, was walking with his son on a street when the Defendant, Brodsky, skidded on his motorcycle striking a fire hydrant, a pole, and the Plainitff’s son. Almost immediately after this happened, the Plaintiff claimed he suffered severe chest pain and upon examination at the hospital, which he was confined to for five weeks, was diagnosed with acute coronary insufficiency, coronary failure, angina pectoris, and possible myocardial infarction. The Plaintiff sought recovery for these disabilities and the accompanying shock and mental pain.
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