State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. v. Torregano

Summary

State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. v. Torregano, 769 So.2d 754 (5th Circuit) , LA ,   2000,   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

Theft of property, theft of jewelry, mental anguish.

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 :

$24,966

Past Medicals :

$0

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$24,966

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Plaintiff, insurance company, filed suit against the husband of the policy owner for breaking an entering and stealing jewelry.

Award Reason :

The defendant was ordered to pay damages for the property he stole. Plaintiff was denied any recovery for mental anguish suffered due to lack of evidence that she suffered mental anguish as a direct result of the theft. She had previously already been seeing a therapist.