• New Haven J.D., at New Haven
  • CV12-6033499S
  • Feb 04 2014 (Date Decided)
  • Berdon, J.T.R.

A court can award economic damages for medical expenses and non-economic damages, for pain and suffering that results from a motor-vehicle accident. Allegedly, the plaintiff, Robert Crotty backed his motor vehicle out of a driveway, and the defendant collided with the back of the plaintiff’s motor vehicle, which then collided with a parked truck. The court found that the defendant was negligent and that the defendant’s negligence caused the motor-vehicle accident and injuries. The plaintiff’s medical expenses were $3,670. The court awarded the plaintiff damages in the amount of $18,670, plus costs.