Marie v. John Deere Insurance Co.

Summary

Marie v. John Deere Insurance Co., 691 So.2d 1327 (1st Circuit) , LA ,   1997,   Report Type: N/A

Appellate Panel :

N/A

Trial Type :

judge

Trial Judge :

N/A

Trial Court :

32nd Judicial District

Plaintiff's Lawyer :

N/A

Defendant's Lawyer :

N/A

Injuries

Lumbar sprain, cervical sprain, L5-S1 disc protrusion; 5% whole body disability

Tissue :

soft Tissue

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

no

Treatment Length :

6-12 Months

Pre-existing Conditions :

soft Tissue

Award change on appeal:

unchanged

Damages

General Damages :

$20,750

Past Medicals :

$0

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$0

Total :

$20,750

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Plaintiff and her co-passengers filed suit against the driver of an 18-wheeler, his employer and the insurance carrier after their vehicle was struck by the 18-wheeler. On appeal, the courts combined all four suits. Plaintiff in this case, Marie, suffered a L5-S1 disc protrusion and given a 5% whole body disability..

Award Reason :

The appellate court affirmed the judgment of the trial court that awarded damages of $20,750 in general damages.