Adeola v. Kemmerly

Summary

Adeola v. Kemmerly, 822 So.2d 722 (1st Circuit) , LA ,   2002,   Report Type: N/A

Appellate Panel :

N/A

Trial Type :

jury

Trial Judge :

N/A

Trial Court :

N/A

Plaintiff's Lawyer :

N/A

Defendant's Lawyer :

N/A

Injuries

Osteomyelitis (bone infection).

Tissue :

N/A

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

yes

Treatment Length :

> 12 Months

Pre-existing Conditions :

N/A

Award change on appeal:

decreased

Damages

General Damages :

$453,083

Past Medicals :

$47,000

Future Medicals :

$250,000

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$750,083

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Plaintiff, female, filed suit on behalf of a 9 and a half month-old baby who had developed a bone infection, leading to a deformed and not fully grown arm.

Award Reason :

The newborn needed reconstructive surgery. Direct treatment lasted for three years, however, the newborn was left with a permanently deformed arm for life. The appellate court remanded the case down to the trial court, for reasons related to inadmissible testimony being admitted to the record.