Jackson v. Palmer

Summary

Jackson v. Palmer, 727 So.2d 636 (4th Circuit) , LA ,   1999,   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

Orbital fracture, headaches, deviated septum.

Tissue :

hard Tissue

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

yes

Treatment Length :

> 12 Months

Pre-existing Conditions :

hard Tissue

Award change on appeal:

unchanged

Damages

General Damages :

$45,000

Past Medicals :

$3,500

Future Medicals :

$13,500

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$62,000

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Plaintiff, an 11-year-old girl, suffered injuries resulting from a car accident she was involved in as a passenger.

Award Reason :

Court awarded damages to plaintiff for the severity of her injuries, still requiring treatment at the time of trial three years after the accident. Plaintiff was in constant and chromic pain as a result of her injuries.