03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Hiram Monserrate Trial Paints Starkly Differing Accounts Of Karla Giraldo's Injuries

State Senator Hiram Monserrate used "force, not violence" to get his injured companion, Karla Giraldo, to a hospital the night he cut her face -- accidentally -- with a glass, a defense lawyer argued on Tuesday in closing arguments before a judge in Queens.

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