$5,765 MVA Verdict
Cooper v. Christopher, Multnomah County Case No. 16CV03324
Plaintiff Cooper alleged that she was sitting in her car in a parking spot when Defendant Christopher backed up and hit her. She claimed the impact caused soft tissue injuries to her neck and back which required her to see both a physical therapist and a chiropractor for about four months. She sought $1,615 in unpaid medical expenses and $8,385 in non-economic damages. She also requested attorney’s fees according to ORS 20.080.
Christopher denied liability and contested the cause and extent of Cooper’s injuries.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – Will Merkel
Defense Counsel – Elizabeth Puskar
Verdict – $5,765.00
Attorney’s Fees – $26,512.50
Date – March 2, 2017March 10, 2017