$12,630 MVA Verdict
Briggs v. Huizinga, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV28746
Plaintiff Briggs was stopped for traffic on NE Martin Luther King Boulevard when Defendant Huizinga rear-ended her. She claimed that Huizinga caused the crash by being on his cell phone and not keeping a proper lookout. Briggs claimed that the crash caused her to suffer a disc injury at L4-5 which required surgical repair. She sought $125,000 for past medical expenses, $14,534.40 for lost wages and $500,000 for non-economic damages.
Huizinga denied liability and also contested the extent of Briggs’ injury.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – Jason Jorgenson
Defense Counsel – Eric Waxler
Verdict – $12,630.00
Date – August 29, 2018