West Headnote of the Day – June 2, 2010

June 2, 2010

West's Key 115 Damages
West's Key 115VII Amount Awarded
West's Key 115VII(B) Injuries to the Person
West's Key 115k127.43 k. Burns, Scars, and Skin Injuries.

115 Damages$2,000 was not excessive for injury to 47-year-old plaintiff from explosion of carbonated soft drink bottle causing a permanent scar on plaintiff’s face about two inches long which picked and itched once in awhile.
Joly v. Jones, 55 A.2d 181 (Vt. 1947)

Suggested by Stacy Colonna; Watts Water Technologies; North Andover, MA