Elevator Drop Trial
Barber v. Otis Elevator Company, Multnomah County Case No. 14CV19756
Plaintiff Barber was an employee at Providence Portland Medical Center. Defendant Otis Elevator Company had a contract to repair and maintain the elevators at the hospital. Barber got on an employee elevator to go down two floors. She alleged that the elevator made a sudden drop causing injuries to her back, shoulder, and legs, including rotator cuff and labrum tears which required surgical repair. She sought $36,445.34 in past medical expenses, $20,268.03 in wage losses, unstated amounts of future medical costs and $1,500 . . .
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