Calogero v. Safeway Ins. Co.

Summary

Calogero v. Safeway Ins. Co., 735 So.2d 816 (3rd Circuit) , LA ,   1999,   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

attorney's fees

Tissue :

N/A

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

n/a

Treatment Length :

N/A

Pre-existing Conditions :

N/A

Award change on appeal:

unchanged

Damages

General Damages :

$0

Past Medicals :

$0

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$12,000

Total :

$12,000

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Plaintiff filed suit against an insurance company for improperly claiming the drivers on record. The insurer improperly denied property damages.

Award Reason :

Court awarded $7,000 in attorney fees pursuant to R.S.22:658(B)(1), $5,000 in statutory penalties under R.S. 22:1220 and noted the plaintiff filed a petition for partial summary judgement, pre-trial memorandum, request for admissions, participated in deposition and trial, participated in appeal and orally argued the case.