Spears v. City of Scott

Summary

Spears v. City of Scott, 915 So.2d 983 (3rd Circuit) , LA ,   2005,   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

Fractured finger, broken finger, possible hand arthritis.

Tissue :

hard Tissue

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

yes

Treatment Length :

6-12 Months

Pre-existing Conditions :

hard Tissue

Award change on appeal:

unchanged

Damages

General Damages :

$75,000

Past Medicals :

$0

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$75,000

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Plaintiff, female, was a passenger in a car involved in a car crash in which she sustained injuries.

Award Reason :

Plaintiff underwent two surgical procedures to repair her finger. Though plaintiff still in daily pain and has not regained full and unimpaired use of her hand, she has received all the beneficial medical treatment she can. Plaintiff may also later develop arthritis as a possible result.