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 requested legal fees under 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, 2016

August 22, 2016

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