|Suit Reason :
Man involved in a motorcycle accident sustained injuries of fractured humerus, wrist, bimalleolar ankle fracture, dislocated shoulder with avulsion fracture of greater tuberosity and irritable bower syndrome.
|Award Reason :
Jury awarded $1,000,000 in past and future pain and suffering for physical and mental, $300,000 in past and future lost of enjoyment of life, $250,000 in permanent disability and $15,000 in permanent disfigurement bringing the total general damages to $1,565,000. Appellate court awarded $1.59 million in general damages, $141,000 in past medical expenses, $325,000 in future medical expenses, $43,000 in past loss of wages and $300,000 in future loss of wages. Appellate court agreed.