Franovich v. K-Mart Corp.

Summary

Franovich v. K-Mart Corp., 653 So.2d 695 (5th 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

Back strain.

Tissue :

soft Tissue

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

no

Treatment Length :

< 6 Months

Pre-existing Conditions :

soft Tissue

Award change on appeal:

unchanged

Damages

General Damages :

$15,000

Past Medicals :

$0

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$15,000

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Plaintiff, female, files suit for back injuries suffered in defendant department store, Wal-Mart.

Award Reason :

Plaintiff received a total o three months treatment on her back injury, though she did take breaks in her treatment.