$17,192 MVA Verdict
Duarte v. Rosin, Multnomah County Case No. 15CV30247
Defendant Rosin ran a stop sign and hit a car driven by Plaintiff Duarte. Duarte claimed accident-related injuries to the muscles and ligaments of his head, neck, back, pelvis, chest, legs, feet, arm and hand. He sought $33,316.04 for past medical expenses, $29,640.00 for lost wages and $50,000.00 in non-economic damages.
Defendant Rosin admitted negligence but claimed that Duarte was also negligent for speeding, failing to keep a lookout and impeding traffic. Rosin also disputed the cause and extent of Duarte’s injuries.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – Jennelle Milam
Defense Counsel – Lawrence Schuckman
Verdict – $17,192.06 (After 25% reduction for comparative negligence)
Date – November 9, 2016
November 16, 2016