State Farm Mutual Auto Insurance Co. v. Lerouge

Summary

State Farm Mutual Auto Insurance Co. v. Lerouge, 995 So.2d 1262 (4th Circuit) , LA ,   2008,   Report Type: N/A

Appellate Panel :

Charles R. Jones,  Max N. Tobias,  Edwin A. Lombard,  

Trial Type :

jury

Trial Judge :

N/A

Trial Court :

N/A

Plaintiff's Lawyer :

N/A

Defendant's Lawyer :

N/A

Injuries

Soft tissue injury, lumbar injury.

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 :

$3,000

Past Medicals :

$0

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$3,000

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Plaintiff, a 56 year-old male, injured in a car accident. Prior to the accident, plaintiff had been seeking treatment for a lumbar injury.

Award Reason :

Plaintiff had been receiving treatment for over a year when he was injured in the accident. Some of the injuries were related to plaintiff's weight, and there was no clear connection between the accident and plaintiff's injuries.