Car Accident Verdict
Smith v. Boal, Multnomah County Case No. 1401-00013
In this car crash case, Plaintiff alleged that Defendant attempted to take a left turn across Plaintiff’s lane of travel and instead caused a collision. Plaintiff alleged injuries including sprains of her neck, back, shoulder and hip. She also claimed disc bulges that impinge her spinal cord. She sought damages including past medical expenses of $31,826.44, future medical expenses of $5,000, lost earning capacity of $17,374.56 and non-economic damages of $225,000.
Defendant admitted liability and causation but disputed the nature and degree of Plaintiff’s injuries.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – James Vick
Defense Counsel – Ulanda Watkins
Verdict – $10,660.44 (No non-economic damages)
Date – March 13, 2015March 23, 2015