Campbell v. Robinson

Summary

Campbell v. Robinson, 10 So.3d 346 (4th Circuit) , LA ,   2009,   Report Type: N/A

Appellate Panel :

Max N. Tobias,  

Trial Type :

judge

Trial Judge :

N/A

Trial Court :

N/A

Plaintiff's Lawyer :

N/A

Defendant's Lawyer :

N/A

Injuries

Oral injuries, mouth injuries, soft tissue injuries.

Tissue :

N/A

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

yes

Treatment Length :

N/A

Pre-existing Conditions :

N/A

Award change on appeal:

unchanged

Damages

General Damages :

$17,000

Past Medicals :

$0

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$17,000

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Plaintiffs, two males, injured when a truck hit a low-hanging cable wire, which snapped and struck plaintiffs in the mouth and back.

Award Reason :

Plaintiffs failed to produce evidence of his injuries, but it was apparent there were some oral and back injuries suffered by the plaintiffs. Damages reduced by 10% for plaintiffs failure to mitigate damages. Plaintiff one awarded $3,000 for oral injuries; plaintiff two awarded $14,000 for back injury.