Simon v. Automobile Club Inter-Insurance Exchange, 735,056 (24th JDC 11/19/19),
|Judge: Brindisi, Frank A.||trial court judge|
|Matthew A. Mang||Defense Counsel|
|George B. Recile||Plaintiff Counsel|
|Troy R. Keller||Plaintiff Counsel|
|Barry William Sartin , Jr.||Plaintiff Counsel|
|Kevin Rivet Martinez, MD||Pain management/physiatrist||Plaintiff Expert|
|Ronald J. Fijalkowski, Ph.D||Biomechanics||Defense Expert|
|James Monroe Laborde, M.D.||Orthopedic surgeon||Defense Expert|
|Lucien Miranne, Jr., MD||Neurosurgeon||Plaintiff Expert|
|Larry S. Stokes, Ph.D||Vocational rehabilitation and life care planning||Plaintiff Expert|
|G. Randolph Rice, Ph.D||Forensic accountant||Plaintiff Expert|
|Chad Millet, MD||Orthopedic surgeon||Plaintiff Expert|
|Jeremy R. Cummings, Ph.D||Biomechanics, accident reconstruction, human factors|
Simon, Kim D.
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.
Plaintiff presented evidence of L3-4 herniation and torn hip labrum. Treatment included microdiskectomy, 2 level fusion and hip arthroscopy. Defense argued plaintiff's injuries limited to aggravation of pre-existing changes from low-impact MVA.
Itemized general damages Pain and suffering $35,000.00 Mental anguish $0.00 Loss of enjoyment of life $0.00
|Past medical expenses||$188,928.00|
|Future medical expenses||$90,000.00|
|Past loss of earnings/earning capacity||$0.00|
|Future loss of earnings/earning capacity||$0.00|
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Simon v. Automobile Club Inter-Insurance Exchange