Mohammed v. Chloupek, Multnomah County Case No. 16CV18838
Plaintiff Mohammed was a pedestrian crossing Capitol Highway when he was struck by a car driven by Defendant Chloupek. Mohammed claims he was in a marked crosswalk at the time. Mohammed claimed that the impact caused injury to his neck, back, head, chest, elbow, knees and shoulder including a shoulder dislocation that required surgical repair. He sought $60,565.26 for past medical expenses, $25,000 for future medical expenses, $245,000 lost future income and $250,000 for non-economic damages.
Defendant Chloupek claimed that Mohammed was not in the crosswalk and failed to yield to vehicle traffic by suddenly stepping off the curb in front of his car.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – Yunus Paisner
Defense Counsel – Simon Harding
Verdict – $176,165.19 (after 33% reduction for comparative negligence)
Date – July 14, 2017