Defense Verdict in Rear-End Crash
Lynn v. Marchek, Multnomah County Case No. 1210-13313
Plaintiff had a pre-existing history of injury to her spine and left shoulder. She was on I-205 when defendant rear-ended the vehicle behind plaintiff who in turn was pushed into plaintiff. Plaintiff alleged a torn rotator cuff with resulting nerve damage as well as soft tissue damage to her neck, back and shoulder. She sought $275,537.06 in economic damages including $207,792 in future wage loss as well as $200,000 in non-economic damages.
Defendant challenged causation and damages but admitted liability.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – Michael Wise
Defense Counsel – Andrew Glascock
Verdict – Defense Verdict
Date – July 3, 2014
July 2, 2014