Bicycle Case – Defense Verdict
Thompson v. Heilsberg, Multnomah County Case No. 15CV22000
Plaintiff Thompson was riding her bicycle eastbound on the north sidewalk of NE Glisan Street. Defendant Heilsberg pulled out from a parking lot facing southbound and struck Thompson. Thompson claimed that Heilsberg was negligent for failing to yield. She sought $100 for bicycle damage, $632 for past medical expenses and $9,268 for non-economic damages. Thompson also sought legal fees pursuant to ORS 20.080.
Defendant Heilsberg denied liability and disputed Thompson’s damages.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – Willard Merkel
Defense Counsel – Mark Monson
Verdict – Defense Verdict
Date – August 9, 2016August 22, 2016