Holzenthal v. Sewerage & Water Board

Summary

Holzenthal v. Sewerage & Water Board, 950 So.2d 55 (4th Circuit) , LA ,   2007,   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

Property damage, mental anguish, emotional distress.

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 :

$105,000

Past Medicals :

$0

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$105,000

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Plaintiffs, three different sets of homeowners, brought suit against the Sewerage & Water Board for damages to their respective properties during a drainage construction project.

Award Reason :

Defendants were responsible for full damages to the properties. Group 1 was awarded $379,805 for property damage, $15,825 for moving costs, and $30,000 for mental anguish and emotional damages. Group 2 was awarded $330,983 for property damage, $12,500 for moving costs, and $25,00 for mental anguish and emotional damages. Group 3 was awarded $246,936 for property damage, $18,650 for moving costs, and $50,000 for mental anguish and emotional damages.