$36,363 UM / PIP Verdict
McIntyre v. American Standard Insurance Company, Multnomah County Case No. 15CV24107
Plaintiff McIntyre was rear-ended by an uninsured motorist. She applied for personal injury protection (PIP) benefits from her insurance company, Defendant American Standard. She also made an uninsured motorist (UM) claim. She claimed that the crash caused a rotator cuff tear, traumatic brain injury, thoracic disc bulges, and soft tissue injuries. She sought $24,207.87 in unpaid PIP medical expenses, $50,000 in unpaid PIP wage losses, $20,000 in future medical expenses, $650.00 in out-of-pocket expenses, $50,000 in lost future earning capacity and $250,000 in non-economic damages.
Defendant American Standard alleged that Plaintiff failed to attend an Independent Medical Examination which is required by the insurance contract so PIP benefits were properly denied. They contested the degree and cause of Mcintyre’s injuries with respect to the UM claim.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – Adam Greenman
Defense Counsel – Patrick Kurkoski
Verdict – $36,363.61. Verdict included $8,117.76 for denied PIP benefits.
Date – September 8, 2016September 15, 2016