Dugas v. Massiha

Summary

Dugas v. Massiha, 934 So.2d 878 (5th Circuit) , LA ,   2006,   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

Facial scarring, impaired vision.

Tissue :

N/A

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

yes

Treatment Length :

> 12 Months

Pre-existing Conditions :

N/A

Award change on appeal:

unchanged

Damages

General Damages :

$45,000

Past Medicals :

$1,214

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$46,214

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Plaintiff, female, alleged chemical burns after a procedure to remove stitches from previous eye surgery.

Award Reason :

Plaintiff had pain for over a year and scarring that she was questioned about up until and through the time of trial, causing her significant embarrassment. Plaintiff also has trouble with daily and leisure activities.