22. She was attended by, among others, a neuro-surgeon, Dr. Oscar A. Turner. She was found to have the following injuries:
(a) Laceration of the urinary tract which healed by August 10, 1960.
(b) Cerebral hemorrhage and fractured skull.
(c) Fracture of the posterior part of the first cervical vertebrae. This has healed with no residual findings.
(d) Paralysis of the third nerve in the right eye. This is a permanent condition.
23. The third nerve is a nerve which comes directly from the brain and controls the eye movements, the size of the pupil and movements of the upper lid. This nerve is one of three which control the six muscles in the eye and it controls the largest number of these muscles. The effect of the paralysis of this nerve in this instance is to cause the right eye to be rotated outward, the eye cannot be turned inward, and when she tries to look forward the eye is directed outward and downward. This results in both double vision and blurred vision.
24. In addition, the right eyelid is drooped.
25. The right eye cannot be rotated inwardly nor upward.
26. Betty Davidson sees two images on almost all directions of gaze, this being more severe on looking to the right.
27. In addition to the medical aspect of this condition it also presents a serious cosmetic effect.
28. This condition is permanent.
29. All of the injuries diagnosed by Dr. Turner were caused by this accident.
30. Betty Davidson was also treated by Dr. George W. Cook, an orthopedic surgeon. He first examined her at the Youngstown Hospital on July 17, 1960. He diagnosed the following injuries:
(a) Multiple abrasions above and below the right knee and the calf of the left leg.
(b) Laceration of the right forearm.
(c) Fracture of the left symphasis in the front of the pelvis.
(d) Fractures on the right side of the pelvis of both the inferior and superior ramus.
(e) Fracture through the sacrum and illium.
31. In treating these injuries Dr. Cook required her to be down in bed flat between July 17, 1960 and August 5, 1960 when she was allowed to sit up in bed. She was allowed to move about on crutches beginning August 26, 1960.
32. She was discharged from the Youngstown Hospital on August 14, 1960.
33. Betty Davidson is presently suffering from coccygodynia.
34. Betty Davidson was admitted to the Butler County Memorial Hospital on September 3, 1960, where she remained a patient until September 15, 1960. She was treated there by Drs. Robert L. Eisler, a psychiatrist, and Edward C. Lutton, a general surgeon.
35. Dr. Lutton treated a large fungating ulcer on the back of the left leg where the skin had been torn off in this accident and failed to heal. The wound was about four inches in diameter and one-half inch deep. The ulcer was excised and a skin graft applied. The operation left a permanent large scar and depression in the left calf.
36. Dr. Eisler attended Betty Davidson because of the fact that on admission to the hospital she was in a semi-comatose state following the ingestion of thirty barbiturate tablets. He diagnosed her condition as a reactive depression which is a feeling of worthlessness, a feeling of loss and a feeling of hopelessness, a loss of the way she thought of herself and of her appearance. The accident and the injuries she received were the causes of the development of the depression. She was treated with stimulants, anti-depressant drugs and psychotherapy.
37. Because of this accident and the resulting injuries there is an increased susceptibility to future depressive states. The lack of function of the right eye, the cosmetic effect, and the cosmetic effect of the scar on the left calf constitute an additional emotional burden which Betty Davidson will have to carry permanently.
38. Betty Davidson sustained the following bills which are fair and reasonable:
(a) Dr. Turner $ 175,00
(b) Youngstown Hospital 1,236.58 (X-ray bill of $ 10.00)
(c) Dr. Geordan 175.00
(d) Dr. Cook 125.00
(e) Dr. Eisler 120.00
(f) Dr. Lutton 159.00
(g) Butler County
Memorial Hospital 329.10
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