Cambre v. National RR Passenger Corp.

Summary

Cambre v. National RR Passenger Corp., 762 So.2d 636 (5th Circuit) , LA ,   2000,   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

wrongful death

Tissue :

N/A

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

n/a

Treatment Length :

N/A

Pre-existing Conditions :

N/A

Award change on appeal:

decreased

Damages

General Damages :

$700,000

Past Medicals :

$0

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$700,000

Case Details

Suit Reason :

31 year old man dies in a car collision with a train. Parents file wrongful death suit.

Award Reason :

Jury originally awarded $1,000,000 in damages to each parent. The court decreased the award to $350,000 to each parent.