$13.9 Million Pedestrian Injury Verdict
Busch v. McInnis Waste Systems Inc., Multnomah County Case No. 15CV13496
Plaintiff Busch was walking in a crosswalk in downtown Portland when Defendant McInnis Waste Systems’ driver struck him with a garbage truck. The impact caused injuries including the amputation of Busch’s leg from above the knee.
Defendant admitted liability for failing to obey a traffic control device. Defendant contested the amount of Mr. Busch’s damages.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – John Coletti
Defense Counsel – Derek Ashton
Verdict – $13,921,922.00
Date – May 20, 2016June 17, 2016