Konneker v. Sewerage & Water Bd.

Summary

Konneker v. Sewerage & Water Bd., 703 So.2d 1341 (4th Circuit) , LA ,   1997,   Report Type: N/A

Appellate Panel :

N/A

Trial Type :

judge

Trial Judge :

N/A

Trial Court :

Civil District Court (Orleans)

Plaintiff's Lawyer :

N/A

Defendant's Lawyer :

N/A

Injuries

cervical fusion, bulging discs, residual pain

Tissue :

hard Tissue

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

yes

Treatment Length :

N/A

Pre-existing Conditions :

hard Tissue

Award change on appeal:

unchanged

Damages

General Damages :

$110,000

Past Medicals :

$0

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$110,000

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Man was injured in a vehicle collision with a dump truck and required surgery.

Award Reason :

The appellate court affirmed the jury's award on the grounds that its findings were reasonable and upheld the trial court's decision to increase the general damages to $110,000.