|Suit Reason :
Woman 35 years old involved in a fall from a stairwell at the mall sustained injuries of her knees, hand and ankle. Woman saw a doctor because her ankle turned blue and she had back pain radiating down her legs and tingling in her hands. Doctors diagnosed a lumbar disc problem with possible sacroiliac joint dysfunction. The next 5 years, she saw 20 different doctors including a chiropractor, she was hospitalized numerous times, given injections and had a lumbar facet block injection as well as acupuncture.
|Award Reason :
Jury awarded $800,000 in pain and suffering, $750,000 in mental anguish, $700,000 in loss of enjoyment of life, $312,000 in past medical expenses, $250,000 in future medical expenses and $400,000 in past and future lost wages.