Craige v. Broome

Summary

Craige v. Broome, 869 So.2d 242 (4th Circuit) , LA ,   2004,   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

Soft tissue injury, neck 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 :

$15,000

Past Medicals :

$1,725

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$480

Total :

$17,205

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Plaintiff, female, was injured in an assault by an attorney when the plaintiff was arguing with the defendant over legal fees for service. The attorney pulled the chair the plaintiff was sitting in, causing her to hit her head on a desk.

Award Reason :

Plaintiff received four months of treatment for her injuries, and she also had to skip three days of work.