Nim v. Alexander, Multnomah County Case No. 16CV23073

Plaintiff Nim was driving on SW Alder Street.  Defendant Alexander pulled out onto Alder Street from a stop on SW 17th Avenue, causing a crash.  Nim alleged crash-related injuries to his neck, back, leg, shoulder, abdomen, knee and hip.  He alleged that the hip injury necessitated surgery. He sought $50,030.96 in past medical expenses, $40,000 in future medical expenses, $8,608.05 in lost wages and $400,000 in non-economic damages.

Defendant Alexander admitted liability but contested the cause and extent of Nim’s injuries.

Plaintiff’s Counsel – Marc Schworm and Chase Morinaka

Defense Counsel – Matthew Wiese

Verdict – $11,890.61

Date – August 3, 2017

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