Dufreche v. Coco, 2017-03960 (Civil District Court 10/01/19),
|Judge: Reese, Kern A.||trial court judge|
|James Alexander Watkins||Plaintiff Counsel|
|Vincent E. Odom||Plaintiff Counsel|
|Kathryn Montez Caraway||Defense Counsel|
|Ann Marie LeBlanc||Defense Counsel|
|Eric Rudolph Ehrensing, MD||Infectious disease physician|
Dufreche, Thomas C.
CPI adjustments calculated using U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Price Index values for case/judgment date and the most recent update.
Mental anguish and distress over physician's failure to notify patient of positive HIV test - patient learned of positive result 15 months after test causing increased risk of illness and death due to lack of treatment and distress over having to notify sexual partners of possible transmission
Fear of developing disease,
Part tags: Mental/psychological
Description tags: Fear of developing disease, anxiety/nervousness/fear, Embarrassment/humiliation
Itemized general damages Mental anguish $45,000.00
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Dufreche v. Coco