Masters v. City of New Orleans

Summary

Masters v. City of New Orleans, 662 So.2d 125 (4th Circuit) , LA ,   1995,   Report Type: N/A

Appellate Panel :

N/A

Trial Type :

judge

Trial Judge :

N/A

Trial Court :

N/A

Plaintiff's Lawyer :

N/A

Defendant's Lawyer :

N/A

Injuries

Cervical strain, lumbar strain.

Tissue :

soft Tissue

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

no

Treatment Length :

> 12 Months

Pre-existing Conditions :

soft Tissue

Award change on appeal:

unchanged

Damages

General Damages :

$100,000

Past Medicals :

$0

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$100,000

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Plaintiff field suit against the city of New Orleans for various back injuries that impacted him over the period of a few years and even forced plaintiff into retirement.

Award Reason :

Plaintiff was in pain for years due to his injuries. His injuries were so bad and extreme he was forced to take early disability retirement. Plaintiff will also remain in pain for the remainder of his life.