service in the house of $ 60. Mr. Connor, for his pecuniary loss and the loss of normal relationship with his wife while she was disabled and in bed, is entitled to compensatory damages of $ 205.
6. Plaintiff Rebecca Conway suffered a severe blow to the coccyx in the accident and was knocked unconscious for a few hours. She was taken to the Jewish Hospital and remained there for one day. Plaintiff was then confined to bed in her home for a week, during which she had severe pain, and could not return to work in her flower shop for two more weeks. As a result, she paid $ 90 for extra help in her store over that period. There was otherwise no loss of earning power shown. For months after the accident, she was obliged to sit on a rubber ring and still finds sitting long in any one position uncomfortable. Plaintiff's clothing, worth $ 57.50, was rendered worthless by the accident. For her pain and suffering and monetary expense and loss, plaintiff is entitled to compensatory damages of $ 500.
7. Mr. Peter Conway had medical expenses of $ 26 and suffered a loss of normal relationship with his wife while she was disabled and in bed. Mr. Conway was damaged to the extent of $ 125.
8. Plaintiff Ada I. Mehrer, after the accident, was taken to the Jewish Hospital, and two days later, to the Abington Hospital, where she remained for five days. She suffered an injury to pubic bone, diagnosed in the X-ray report of the Jewish Hospital, in these words: 'There is a minute fragment of bone detached from the superior surface of the right portion of the pubic ramus. This represents a periosteal fracture secondary to muscle tear.' When she came home, Mrs. Mehrer had to remain in bed for two weeks. For five weeks, she then used crutches around the house. During this period, she suffered pain every time she moved her legs. Her back still inconveniences her and she feels weakness in her right leg. Mrs. Mehrer was not employed, but her personal property worth $ 53 was ruined in the accident. For her pain and suffering and pecuniary loss she is entitled to compensatory damages of $ 1,000.
9. Plaintiff Harry J. Mehrer had to meet the following expenses as a result of the accident: hospital bills, $ 122.50; additional maid service at home, $ 50; payment to Mrs. Mehrer's mother for nursing his wife for three weeks, $ 105. Mr. Mehrer also suffered a loss of normal relationship with his wife while she was disabled and in bed. Mr. Mehrer was damaged to the extent of $ 470.
Conclusions of Law
1. This Court has jurisdiction of the parties to and subject matter of this action.
2. Pennsylvania's substantive law of damages is the applicable law.
3. Under that law, damages may be awarded for pain and suffering connected with a physical injury and for humiliation which is the natural result of a disfigurement brought about by the injury.
4. Under that law, a husband is entitled to damages for loss of the services and society of his wife.
5. Judgment will be entered for all plaintiffs against the defendants in the following amounts:
Pearl Connor: $ 650.00
Edward Connor: $ 205.00
Rebecca Conway: $ 500.00
Peter Conway: $ 125.00
Ada Mehrer: $ 1,000.00
Harry Mehrer: $ 470.00
According to their agreement that they are equally to blame for the accident, these judgments will be borne equally by the two defendants.
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