Hornot v. Cardenas

Summary

Hornot v. Cardenas, 968 So.2d 789 (4th Circuit) , LA ,   2007,   Report Type: N/A

Appellate Panel :

Dennis R. Bagneris,  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

Defamation.

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 :

$7,500

Past Medicals :

$0

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$7,500

Case Details

Suit Reason :

An attorney filed suit against another attorney who had represented her in a lawsuit involving a vehicular accident she was involved in. Her attorney suggested she settle, and plaintiff felt compelled to do so.

Award Reason :

The defendant attorney was awarded $7,500 for defamation of character and reputation. Attorney did not lose clients nor did his reputation seemed to be harm by the accusations however.