Plaintiff Recovers No Non-Economic Damages in Soft Tissue Case

Wall v. Shaw, Multnomah County Case No. 1306-08245

Defendant Shaw hit Plaintiff Wall in a rear-end style crash on NW Overton.  Plaintiff alleged soft tissue injury to her neck, back and pelvis and tearing of vertebral discs.  She sought recovery for past medical bills ($37,208.05), wages losses ($1,000) and non-economic damages ($262,000).  Her husband sought damages for loss of consortium ($22,000).

Defendant admitted liability but contested causation and damages.

Plaintiff’s Counsel – James Sellers

Defense Counsel – Charles Henderson 

Verdict – $7,071.40  (no non-economic damages)

Date – July 16, 2014

July 19, 2014

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