$1,003,842.37 Verdict Against Best Buy
Jermann v. Best Buy, Multnomah County Case No. 1307-10039
Plaintiff was at a local Best Buy store in an aisle shopping when a Best Buy employee dropped a box off of an upper shelf striking plaintiff on the head and causing injury. Plaintiff alleged injuries including: constant headaches, loss of sleep, tinnitus, concussion, post concussion syndrome, neck compression and contusions. Plaintiff sought $16,000 in medical expenses, future medical expenses to be determined at trial, $20,000 in loss of household services, $50,000 in loss of future earning capacity and $1,250,000 in non-economic damages.
Defendant admitted liability but contested damages.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – Michael Bloom
Defense Counsel – Charles Smith
Verdict – $1,003,842.37 ( $600,000 in non-economics, $370,000 in future medical, $20,000 in loss of household services and $13,842.37 in past medical expenses).
Date – September 17, 2014
September 17, 2014