Harris v. Debrueys

Summary

Harris v. Debrueys, 926 So.2d 627 (5th Circuit) , LA ,   2006,   Report Type: N/A

Appellate Panel :

N/A

Trial Type :

judge

Trial Judge :

N/A

Trial Court :

N/A

Plaintiff's Lawyer :

N/A

Defendant's Lawyer :

N/A

Injuries

Cervical strain, lumbar strain, shoulder impingement syndrome, shoulder strain, elbow bruising, elbow contusions.

Tissue :

soft Tissue

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

yes

Treatment Length :

> 12 Months

Pre-existing Conditions :

soft Tissue

Award change on appeal:

increased

Damages

General Damages :

$34,840

Past Medicals :

$15,157

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$49,997

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Plaintiff, female, injured in a car accident.

Award Reason :

The automobile accident led to the development of several injuries in the plaintiff that altered her way of living, and to even further injuries in following accidents. Plaintiff had agreed to stipulate damages prior to trial, limiting the court as to what they could award. Plaintiff had to seek years of treatment, which was continuing at the time of trial.