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, 2014July 19, 2014