Plaintiff, female age 49, was walking on a sidewalk at the Country Club Plaza. An employee of the Defendant was working on a building construction project using a power saw. The saw shot out a piece of wood trim eight-feet-long and one-inch-wide, hitting the Plaintiff in the leg causing her to fall on the sidewalk and land on her buttocks.
Damages Alleged: Initial minor injury to knee area (bruised) with numbness in leg turning to pain; two weeks later Plaintiff began experiencing severe headaches, neck pain, foot dragging, incontinence, the loss of sensation in left hand fingers and diagnosis of trauma to spinal cord; four month later neck surgery (fusion). $48,925.16 medical expenses; no lost wages presented.
Verdict for Plaintiff: $198,925.16