Mr. Tourere, the plaintiff, suffered a fractured pelvis and crushed right hip socket. His injuries left him disabled and unable to return to his physically demanding occupation as a pipe fitter and boiler maker.
Ms. Pritchard’s injuries required four surgeries and extensive physical and mental rehabilitation. Yet, at the trial, Boh Brother Construction argued that Ms. Pritchard was the primary cause of the accident. However, after considering the evidence, a Pointe Coupee Parish jury disagreed and found Boh Brother Construction 75% at fault.
Baton Rouge, La. –On June 4, 2008, Brittani Hatfield was traveling straight ahead on Starring Lane. The defendant, Claudine Blondeau was attempting to make a left turn onto Starring Lane out of Kean’s the Cleaners. Blondeau pulled directly into the path of the oncoming Hatfield vehicle.
New Roads, La. — A Pointe Coupee Parish jury decided in a civil case to award the parents of a young woman killed in an automobile accident $1 million each.
New Roads, La. – An 18th Judicial District jury awarded a 9-year-old boy $2.41 million for the loss of his mother in a car crash last year.
The 11-year-old daughter of a woman killed four years ago was awarded $1.6 million after a weeklong trial stemming from a car crash that involved a speeding, off-duty Baton Rouge Police officer.
A West Baton Rouge Parish jury awarded damages of $5.3 million to a man who was severely injured nine years ago in a traffic collision on U.S. 190, the man’s attorneys said Wednesday.