CT Pedestrian Injury Law: Walker Awarded $13,657 for Collision with Car on Sidewalk

2012-06-07 | Philip R. Dunn
prdunn@jacksonokeefe.com

Category: Auto Accidents

Philip R. Dunn

CT Pedestrian Injury Law:  Walker Awarded $13,657 for Collision with Car on Sidewalk

Case:  Coardes v. Hailey

Court:  New Haven J.D., at New Haven

Doc. No.:  CV1 60193695; court Opinion by:  Skolnick, J.T.R.

Date:  May 3, 2012

At a hearing in damages, a court can award damages for medical expenses and pain and suffering. In February 2009, the plaintiff, Jovanna Coardes and a 3 year old child allegedly were walking on a sidewalk when a motor vehicle collided with Coardes on the sidewalk. Coardes went to the emergency room and complained about back, hip, leg and knee pain.  X-rays did not disclose any fractures, and doctors prescribed pain medicine and crutches.  The plaintiff sued the defendant.  At a hearing in damages, the court awarded economic damages of $1,657 and non-economic damages, for pain and suffering, of $12,000.

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