Appeal to 1st Circuit Court of Appeal, Milazzo v. Wilkins, 19th JDC, Judge Johnson. Plaintiff injured in rear end collision, bench trial solely on issue of damages. Trial court awarded plaintiff $10,000 finding that he suffered pain and stress for a period of 90 days.
Defendant Allstate appealed the amount of the award. 1st Circuit reviewed the record and found that the trial court did not abuse its discretion in awarding $10,000 for the injury.