$54,033.72 MVA Verdict
Johnson v. Farris, Multnomah County Case No. 14CV14130
Plaintiff Johnson was a pedestrian crossing NE Weidler in the crosswalk at 9th avenue. He alleged that Defendant Farris failed to yield and struck him as he was attempted to make a right turn onto Weidler. He alleged accident-related injuries including: sprained ACL, left IT band tendonitis, left peroneal nerve contusion, hip and leg weakness, meniscus damage and persistent swelling. He sought $51,134.69 in past medical expenses, $150,000 in future medical expenses, $250,000 for impaired future earning capacity and $500,000 in non-economic damages.
Defendant Farris denied liability and contested the nature and cause of Johnson’s injuries.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – Willard Merkel
Defense Counsel – Ryan McClellan
Verdict – $54,033.72
Date – August 17, 2016August 24, 2016