St. Julian v. Wiltz

Summary

St. Julian v. Wiltz, 21 So.3d 449 (3rd Circuit) , LA ,   2009,   Report Type: N/A

Appellate Panel :

Elizabeth A. Pickett,  Billy H. Ezell,  

Trial Type :

judge

Trial Judge :

N/A

Trial Court :

16th Judicial District (Iberia)

Plaintiff's Lawyer :

N/A

Defendant's Lawyer :

N/A

Injuries

injury to ribs, shoulder; residual shoulder pain

Tissue :

N/A

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

yes

Treatment Length :

6-12 Months

Pre-existing Conditions :

N/A

Award change on appeal:

unchanged

Damages

General Damages :

$15,000

Past Medicals :

$6,330

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$2,076

Total :

$23,406

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Woman involved in rear end accident involving a tractor-trailer sustained injuries of the ribs and shoulder.

Award Reason :

Court noted her low back pain was not a result of the accident. She was awarded $15,000 in general damages, $6,330 in medial damages, $276 in lost wages and $1,800 in property damage. Appellate court agreed.