Crosswalk Collision Results in Defense Verdict
Sunderman v. Bromley, Multnomah County Case No. 1404-04246
Plaintiff was on a bicycle crossing SE 74th Avenue in an unmarked crosswalk when she was struck by a car driven by Defendant. Plaintiff alleged that Defendant was negligent for not yielding to her as she was in the crosswalk, speeding and not keeping a proper lookout. She alleged injuries including a facial laceration, scarring, and damage to facial nerves. She sought $175,000 in non-economic damages.
Defendant alleged that the collision was due to Plaintiff’s own negligence including not yielding, using the crosswalk at greater than walking speed, failing to maintain control of her bicycle and operating her bicycle while under the influence of intoxicants.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – Richard Vangelisti
Defense Counsel – Tyler Staggs
Verdict – Defense Verdict
Date – May 13, 2015May 15, 2015