$34,366 Torn Rotator Cuff MVA Case
Schmitt v. Lanham, Multnomah County Case No. 15CV24478
Defendant Lanham rear-ended Plaintiff Schmitt as Schmitt stopped for a red light on SE 122nd. Schmitt alleged crash-related injuries including a torn rotator cuff and soft tissue neck and back injuries. Due to Schmitt’s age (81) he was not a candidate for rotator cuff repair surgery. He sought $10,000 for past and future medical expenses and $125,000 in non-economic damages.
Lanham admitted liability but contested the cause, nature and extent of Schmitt’s injuries.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – Blake V. Robinson
Defense Counsel – Eric Meyer
Verdict – $34,366.99
Date – October 11, 2016November 9, 2016