LeBlanc v. Bossier Parish School Board

Summary

LeBlanc v. Bossier Parish School Board, 37 So.3d 591 (2nd Circuit) , LA ,   2010,   Report Type: N/A

Appellate Panel :

N/A

Trial Type :

judge

Trial Judge :

N/A

Trial Court :

26th Judicial District (Bossier)

Plaintiff's Lawyer :

N/A

Defendant's Lawyer :

N/A

Injuries

severe back, right leg pain lasting 12 years; piriformis syndrome

Tissue :

hard Tissue

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

no

Treatment Length :

> 12 Months

Pre-existing Conditions :

hard Tissue

Award change on appeal:

unchanged

Damages

General Damages :

$50,000

Past Medicals :

$29,585

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$79,585

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Woman involved in a shelf falling on her sustained injuries of the right shoulder, right hand, right foot, right hip and right leg. Woman saw multiple doctors over a 12 year period for severe back and leg pain. Doctor diagnosed probable piriformis syndrome. She was also awaiting results from an MRI which was done prior to the accident. 

Award Reason :

Court awarded her $50,000 in general damages and $29,585 in medical expenses. It was noted the court did not discuss causation or quantum because liability was on appeal.