|Suit Reason :
Plaintiff, a mother, was injured in a car that lost control on loose gravel placed on the road by the police that caused significant injuries, including cervical and lumbar strain, lumbar osteoarthritis, neck pain, back paid, and lumbrosacral radiculopathy. During the accident, plaintiff's daughter, a college student, was following her mother and witnessed the accident.
|Award Reason :
The court found the plaintiff was negligent but still awarded $75,000 in general damages to the mother, $5,000 in general damages to the daughter; $11,101.35 in special damages to the mother; and $15,000 in loss of consortium to the mother’s husband.