$633,000 UIM Verdict
Nelson v. Safeco Insurance Company of Oregon, Multnomah County Case No. 15CV14729
Plaintiff Nelson was injured when he was crossing a street on his bicycle. He was in a crosswalk when a driver who ran a red light hit him. He resolved his case against the at-fault driver for policy limits and brought this case for underinsured motorist benefits. He alleged crash-related brain injuries. He sought the remaining limits of the underinsured motorist policy ($400,000) as well as attorney fees under ORS 742.061.
Defendant Safeco disputed the extent of Nelson’s injuries.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – Anthony W. Furniss
Defense Counsel – Robert Spajic
Verdict – $633,000.00, ($315,000 in economic and $318,000 in non-economic)
Date – August 4, 2016August 16, 2016