Lilley v. Board of Supervisors at LSU

Summary

Lilley v. Board of Supervisors at LSU, 735 So.2d 696 (3rd Circuit) , LA ,   1999,   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

Asbestos exposure.

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 :

$45,000

Past Medicals :

$0

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$45,000

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Plaintiffs, three distinct groups of fire fighters, brought suit for exposure to asbestos.

Award Reason :

The first group of firefighters was awarded $30,000 for direct exposure after responding to a fire call at the building, the second group was awarded $15,000 for exposure during training exercises at the building, and the third group was denied damages since they had no contact with the building in question. Each fire fighter in the respective groups received the above mentioned awards.