Junot v. Morgan

Summary

Junot v. Morgan, 818 So.2d 152 (1st Circuit) , LA ,   2002,   Report Type: N/A

Appellate Panel :

N/A

Trial Type :

jury

Trial Judge :

N/A

Trial Court :

N/A

Plaintiff's Lawyer :

N/A

Defendant's Lawyer :

N/A

Injuries

Facial fracture

Tissue :

hard Tissue

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

no

Treatment Length :

6-12 Months

Pre-existing Conditions :

hard Tissue

Award change on appeal:

unchanged

Damages

General Damages :

$22,000

Past Medicals :

$12,331

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$3,000

Total :

$37,331

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Plaintiff, male, was struck by another individual while in a Burger King restaurant. Plaintiff brought suit against the defendant and also Burger King as a result.

Award Reason :

Court held that defendant was more liable for plaintiff's harm and not Burger King, thus putting greater fault on the defendant. Plaintiff awarded damages for physical injuries caused by the fight. He was also awarded $3,000 in past lost wages.