Car v. Bicycle Verdict

Sproston v. Symank, Multnomah County Case No. 1401-00711

Plaintiff was riding a bicycle on NW Overton when Defendant drove through a stop sign and struck him.  Plaintiff alleged injuries including permanent nerve damage to his right L5 nerve root. Plaintiff sought economic damages of $250,000 for medical care, future medical care, wage loss and lost earning capacity.  He requested $150,000 in non-economic damages.

Defendant admitted liability but contested causation and damages.

Plaintiff’s Counsel – Kate Stebbins

Defense Counsel – Michael C. Lewton

Verdict – $61,161.80

Date –  April 16, 2015

April 21, 2015

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