$25,651.00 DUII Related Car Crash Verdict
Leonnig v. Atkisson et al., Multnomah County Case No. 14CV19328
Plaintiff Leonnig was stopped for traffic when he was hit from behind by Defendant Atkisson. Atkisson was in the course and scope of his employment with Defendant Jungelz Furniture. Leonnig alleged that Atkisson was driving under the influence of alcohol while on the job and at the direction of his boss, Defendant Jungel, who was in the passenger seat. Leonnig alleged accident-related soft tissue injuries to his neck, back and shoulder. He sought $13,000 for past medical expenses, $130,000 in future medical expenses and $200,000 in non-economic damages.
Defendants admitted liability and causation but disputed the nature and degree of Leonnig’s damages.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – Ryan Hilts
Defense Counsel – Douglas Schoen
Verdict – $25,651.00
Date – February 23, 2016March 1, 2016