Anderson v. Sears, Roebuck & Co. .docx - Anderson v Sears Roebuck Co U.S District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana(1974 pg 179 Plaintiff

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Anderson v. Sears, Roebuck & Co. U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana (1974) pg. 179 Plaintiff: Anderson Defendant: Sears Facts: ’s home was completely consumed by a fire which was ignited by a defective Sears’ heater. Both Mildred Britain and her infant daughter, Helen, were severely burned Maximum recovery rule: directs the trial judge to determine whether the verdict of the jury exceeds the max amount which the jury could reasonably find and if it does, the trial judge may then reduce the verdict to the highest amount that the jury could properly have awarded Court considered: Past physical and mental pain, future physical and mental pain, future medical expenses, loss of earning capacity, and permanent disability and disfigurement Due to Helen’s injuries suffered on account of Sears, she has and will continue to experience severe pain, both physical and mental. She will continue to endure countless hours hospitalized with inevitable future surgeries. Due to her mental state, she will likely
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