PIP Suit Defense Verdict
Combs v. State Farm, Multnomah County Case No. 16CV34824
Plaintiff was in a car crash and sought medical care at Rockwood Chiropractic Clinic. He had personal injury protection (“PIP”) on his own auto insurance policy with Defendant State Farm. State Farm cut off his benefits claiming that any further care was not reasonable and necessary to treat injuries related to the car crash. Plaintiff brought this action seeking $4,712.00 for wrongfully denied PIP benefits and attorney’s fees pursuant to ORS 742.061.
State Farm claimed that they paid all medical expenses that were reasonable and necessary to treat crash-related injuries.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – Jason Skelton
Defense Counsel – Kyle Nakashima
Verdict – Defense Verdict
Date – February 6, 2018February 16, 2018