Rivere v. Union Pacific Rail Road Co.

Summary

Rivere v. Union Pacific Rail Road Co., 647 So.2d 1140 (1st Circuit) , LA ,   1994,   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

Wrist injury, hand injury, arm injury.

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 :

$400,000

Past Medicals :

$0

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$400,000

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Plaintiff filed for damages after injuring his wrist.

Award Reason :

Plaintiff had to undergo seven different surgeries. He could not use arm or hand for over three months and was left permanently disabled.