Calihan v. Town of Vinton

Summary

Calihan v. Town of Vinton, 668 So.2d 735 (3rd Circuit) , LA ,   1995,   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

Open hand fracture, broken hand.

Tissue :

N/A

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

yes

Treatment Length :

> 12 Months

Pre-existing Conditions :

N/A

Award change on appeal:

unchanged

Damages

General Damages :

$60,000

Past Medicals :

$0

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$60,000

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Plaintiff suffers permanent hand injuries and files suit against the defendant town as a result.

Award Reason :

Plaintiff's hand left a quarter disabled as a result of his injuries for remainder of his life.