Hogan . Morgan

Summary

Hogan . Morgan, 960 So.2d 1024 (1st Circuit) , LA ,   2007,   Report Type: N/A

Appellate Panel :

James E. Kuhn,  John Michael Guidry,  John T. Pettigrew,  Jewel E. Welch,  

Trial Type :

judge

Trial Judge :

N/A

Trial Court :

N/A

Plaintiff's Lawyer :

N/A

Defendant's Lawyer :

N/A

Injuries

Mental anguish, invasion of privacy.

Tissue :

N/A

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

no

Treatment Length :

N/A

Pre-existing Conditions :

N/A

Award change on appeal:

decreased

Damages

General Damages :

$0

Past Medicals :

$0

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$0

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Plaintiff, male, was injured in a vehicular accident. Defendant's insurer requested an IME of plaintiff's injuries, but the doctor did an exam of the plaintiff's entire body. Plaintiff than brought suit for invasion of privacy.

Award Reason :

Appellate court reversed trial court's finding, contending that plaintiff did not object at the time of examination and that there was no invasion of privacy.