|Suit Reason :
Man involved in a head on car accident with an intoxicated driver sustained injuries of laceration and bruising of the chest, low ribs, one elbow and knee as well as laceration above his eye, sprain/strain over the chest, left knee, low back, shoulder and minor strains of the elbow.
|Award Reason :
Trial court awarded $7,000 in general damages,$4,255 in medical expenses and $5,000 in exemplary damages. Appellate court increased award of general damages to $20,000 and exemplary damage to $10,000.