Car crashed through karate studio hitting woman
O’Banion v. Rogers, Multnomah County Case No. 1304-05791
Plaintiff was inside a karate studio watching her child. She was seated on a bench with her back to a window that faced the parking lot. Defendant failed to stop her vehicle in the lot and instead accelerated through the window and hit Plaintiff. Plaintiff’s alleged injuries included multiple herniated discs that required surgery. Plaintiff sought recovery for past medical expenses of $56,309.28, lost wages totalling $12,813.24, future medical expenses of $40,000 and $450,000 in non-economic damages.
Defendant admitted liability but contested damages.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – Wm. Keith Dozier and Sean Dubois
Defense Counsel – Gretchen Mandekor
Verdict – $46,927.92January 31, 2015