Adams v. Canal Indemnity Co.

Summary

Adams v. Canal Indemnity Co., 760 So.2d 1197 (3rd Circuit) , LA ,   2000,   Report Type: N/A

Appellate Panel :

N/A

Trial Type :

jury

Trial Judge :

N/A

Trial Court :

15th Judicial District (Vermillion)

Plaintiff's Lawyer :

N/A

Defendant's Lawyer :

N/A

Injuries

Cervical strain, cervical fusion, lumbar fusion, cervical surgery, lumbar surgery, back strain, nerve damage, nerve strain.

Tissue :

hard Tissue

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

no

Treatment Length :

N/A

Pre-existing Conditions :

hard Tissue

Award change on appeal:

unchanged

Damages

General Damages :

$725

Past Medicals :

$0

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$725

Case Details

Suit Reason :

An eighteen wheeler collided with three men. One plaintiff had shoulder surgery and an anterior cervical fusion surgery. Second plaintiff had lumbar surgery and the third plaintiff suffered back and neck strain.

Award Reason :

The jury found the plaintiffs were fraudulent as substantial damage to the vehicle occurred after this accident and the plaintiffs changed their stories at trial. The jury awarded medicals, and plaintiffs one and two each received $500 in general damages. Plaintiff number three was awarded $225 in general damages.