Aguilar v. Transit Management of SELA

Summary

Aguilar v. Transit Management of SELA, 900 So.2d 512 (5th Circuit) , LA ,   2005,   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, cervical strain, lumbar strain, back spasms, arthritis, scarring.

Tissue :

soft Tissue

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

no

Treatment Length :

N/A

Pre-existing Conditions :

soft Tissue

Award change on appeal:

unchanged

Damages

General Damages :

$9,000

Past Medicals :

$3,465

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$12,465

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Plaintiff,a 50 year old female, was injured while riding on a bus. The bus stopped suddenly, and she fell to the ground.

Award Reason :

Plaintiff awarded $6,400 for past pain and suffering and $2,500 for future suffering. The arthritis was likely to develop as a result of her other injuries.