Dundas v. Real Superstore

Summary

Dundas v. Real Superstore, 650 So.2d 402 (3rd Circuit) , LA ,   1995,   Report Type: N/A

Appellate Panel :

N/A

Trial Type :

judge

Trial Judge :

N/A

Trial Court :

15th Judicial District (Lafayette)

Plaintiff's Lawyer :

N/A

Defendant's Lawyer :

N/A

Injuries

small ankle fractures; post-traumatic stress disorder; 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 :

$18,000

Past Medicals :

$11,968

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$3,200

Other Damages :

$16,200

Total :

$49,368

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Woman involved in an altercation with another woman sustained injury of a small ankle fracture. A MRI revealed degenerative arthritis in the ankle and she was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. 

Award Reason :

Court awarded $15,000 in general damages, $11,968.74 in medical expenses, $16,200 in lost wages and $3,000 in post-traumatic stress disorder. Woman's husband was awarded $3,200 in loss of consortium.