Hit & Run Verdict
Himes v. Wilson, Multnomah County Case No. 1209-11935
The allegations, in this case, are that the plaintiff stopped on Highway 30 to assist a driver that had been involved in a single car crash and ejected into the roadway. Another driver had stopped his van to shield the injured person from oncoming traffic. Defendant approached the area and tried to drive around the van and past a man waving his arms for him to stop. Defendant hit the van, ran over the legs of the injured person and hit plaintiff. Defendant also left the scene of the incident. Plaintiff alleged permanent crush injuries to several muscles that help support her weight and move her body. Past medical bills were claimed at $33,434.12, future medical bills of $11,545.00 and non-economic damages of $500,000.
Plaintiff ‘s Counsel – Steven Kahn.
Defense Counsel – Cliff Wilson.
Verdict – $144,979.12
Date – March 7, 2014
February 28, 2014