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This is an old offshore case from 1998. In this case, a piston from the engine room fell on the worker. This case is a reminder how serious injuries can be in workplace and offshore accidents.
Here is the quantum summary for the case:
Abuan v. Smedvig Tankships, LTD
Abuan v. Smedvig Tankships, LTD, 717 So.2d 1194 (4th Circuit) , LA , 1998, Report Type: N/A
Appellate Panel : N/A
Trial Type : judge
Trial Judge : N/A
Trial Court : N/A
Plaintiff’s Lawyer : N/A
Defendant’s Lawyer : N/A
Head injury, brain damage, scarring, fractured leg.
Tissue : hard Tissue
Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? : yes
Treatment Length : N/A
Pre-existing Conditions : hard Tissue
Award change on appeal: unchanged
General Damages : $1,500,000
Past Medicals : $0
Future Medicals : $0
Past wages : $0
Future wages : $0
Loss of Consortium : $0
Other Damages : $0
Total : $1,500,000
Suit Reason : Please see case for specific details.
Award Reason : Please see case for specific details.