Hooker v. Super Products Corp.

Summary

Hooker v. Super Products Corp., 751 So.2d 889 (5th Circuit) , LA ,   1999,   Report Type: N/A

Appellate Panel :

N/A

Trial Type :

jury

Trial Judge :

N/A

Trial Court :

N/A

Plaintiff's Lawyer :

N/A

Defendant's Lawyer :

N/A

Injuries

Facial lacerations, fractured jaw.

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 :

$360,000

Past Medicals :

$0

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$360,000

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Plaintiff, 61 year-old male, injured when a sewer hose exploded on the truck he was working on.

Award Reason :

Damages awarded for resulting injuries, the possible necessity of future surgical procedures, and extensive therapy. No specifics provided on the segmentation of awarded damages.