Brain Bleed Verdict
Masic v. Nicholas, Multnomah County Case No. 15CV06533
Plaintiff Masic was driving into the Canyon tunnel on highway 26 when Defendant Nicholas struck him while changing lanes. The collision caused Masic’s car to overturn and slide approximately 30 yards on its roof. Masic claimed that the crash caused injuries to his head, neck, and back including an intracerebral hemorrhage. He sought $11,336.00 in medical expenses, $1,908.00 in lost wages and $90,000.00 in non-economic damages.
Defendant Nicholas admitted liability and the reasonability of his medical expenses and wage losses, but disputed Masic’s non-economic damages.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – James Hendry
Defense Counsel – Timothy J. Heinson
Verdict – $38,244.00
Date – February 18, 2016February 25, 2016