Giamborne v. Miller

Summary

Giamborne v. Miller, 688 So.2d 53 (5th Circuit) , LA ,   1997,   Report Type: N/A

Appellate Panel :

N/A

Trial Type :

judge

Trial Judge :

N/A

Trial Court :

24th Judicial District

Plaintiff's Lawyer :

N/A

Defendant's Lawyer :

N/A

Injuries

Cervical strain soft tissue injuries, back injury, chest wall bruises, chest wall contusion, mild-moderate cervical strain; anterior chest wall contusion; pain for one year

Tissue :

soft Tissue

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

no

Treatment Length :

6-12 Months

Pre-existing Conditions :

soft Tissue

Award change on appeal:

unchanged

Damages

General Damages :

$1,000

Past Medicals :

$767

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$1,767

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Woman involved in car accident sustained injuries of mild-moderate cervical strain and contusion of the anterior chest wall.

Award Reason :

Trial judge reported orally that he relied on the woman failing to inform her internist about the accident and neck pain. Trial judge awarded $1,000 in general damages and $767 in medical expenses and he found it not logical that the woman withheld information from the doctor.