20.080 Car Crash Defense Verdict
Johnson v. Frank, Multnomah County Case No. 1309-12791
Plaintiff alleged that she was driving into an intersection and Defendant ran a red light striking her and causing injury and loss of use of her vehicle. Her alleged injuries were neck and back strains and headaches. She sought $4,535.60 in for medical expenses, $4,500.00 for the loss of use of her vehicle and $964.40 for non-economic damages.
Defendant alleged that Plaintiff ran the red light causing the crash. Defendant also argued that Plaintiff is statutorily barred from collecting non-economic damages because she did not have liability insurance at the time of the accident.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – Will Merkel
Defense Counsel – J. Brad Lewis
Verdict – Defense Verdict
Date – October 9, 2014October 9, 2014