Defense Verdict Intersection Dispute
Kelsaw v. Legacy Health, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV19838
Plaintiff Kelsaw was traveling through an intersection in northwest Portland after stopping for a stop sign. He alleged that a driver for Defendant Legacy Health failed to yield before making a right turn and struck his vehicle in the intersection. He claimed crash-related soft-tissue injuries to his neck, back, and knee with related headaches. He sought $882.22 for past medical expenses, $633.60 in lost wages and $4,244.80 for non-economic damages.
Legacy Health denied liability and claimed that the crash was Kelsaw’s own fault for failing to keep a proper lookout.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – Willard Merkel
Defense Counsel – Ryan McLellan
Verdict – Defense Verdict
Date – May 23, 2018