Pedestrian Hit By Car – Defense Verdict
Toe v. Armstrong, Multnomah County Case No. 15CV29548
Plaintiff Toe was a pedestrian crossing SE Powell Boulevard when a car driven by Defendant Armstrong struck her. Toe claimed that Armstrong was negligent for speeding and failing to keep a lookout for pedestrians. She alleged crash-related injuries including a fractured clavicle requiring surgical repair. She sought $54,707.44 for past medical expenses and $300,000 for non-economic damages.
Defendant Armstrong denied liability and alleged that Toe’s injuries resulted from her own negligence in failing to keep a lookout, failing to yield to the car and failing to use a crosswalk.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – Zachary Walker
Defense Counsel – John Eickelberg
Verdict – Defense Verdict
Date – November 15, 2016November 17, 2016