Holt v. State, through DOTD

Summary

Holt v. State, through DOTD, 671 So.2d 1164 (2nd Circuit) , LA ,   1996,   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

coma; quadriplegia; double spastic hemiplegia

Tissue :

soft Tissue

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

no

Treatment Length :

> 12 Months

Pre-existing Conditions :

soft Tissue

Award change on appeal:

unchanged

Damages

General Damages :

$3,000,000

Past Medicals :

$5,270,000

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$8,270,000

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Dwarf teenage woman involved in a car accident sustained injuries of a fractured skull and rendered unconscious.

Award Reason :

Court awarded $5,270,000 in medical expenses and $3,000,000 in general damages.