Sperandeo v. Denny's, Inc.

Summary

Sperandeo v. Denny's, Inc. , 683 So.2d 743 (5th Circuit) , LA ,   1996,   Report Type: N/A

Appellate Panel :

N/A

Trial Type :

judge

Trial Judge :

N/A

Trial Court :

24th Judicial District

Plaintiff's Lawyer :

N/A

Defendant's Lawyer :

N/A

Injuries

Shoulder surgery, lumbar surgery.

Tissue :

hard Tissue

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

yes

Treatment Length :

N/A

Pre-existing Conditions :

hard Tissue

Award change on appeal:

unchanged

Damages

General Damages :

$180,000

Past Medicals :

$0

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$25,000

Other Damages :

$16,000

Total :

$221,000

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Plaintiff, a customer in a restaurant, slipped and fell on the floor, injuring her back and shoulders requiring surgery on both.

Award Reason :

Appellate court affirmed the judgment and awarded the plaintiff $180,000 in general damages, $16,000 in lost wages and awarded her husband $25,000 in loss of consortium.