Slip on Icy Apartment Deck Verdict
Vandezande v. Bay Vista Corp., Multnomah County Case No. 1302-02081
In this premises liability case Plaintiff slipped on ice at an apartment complex. She tore her rotator cuff and damaged her ankle, foot, leg and arm. She sought $32,679.47 in past medical expenses, $20,000.00 in future medical expenses, $11,000.00 in lost wages, $25,000.00 in diminished earning capacity and $195,000.00 in non-economic damages. The jury found that both parties’ negligence caused Plaintiff’s injuries. Negligence was apportioned 70% to Defendant and 30% to Plaintiff. The jury’s verdict included $32,679.47 for past medical expenses, $13,905.00 for past wage loss and $3,000.00 in non-economic damages. The court then reduced the verdict by 30%.
Plaintiff ‘s Counsel – Cliff Wilson.
Defense Counsel – Toni Anders.
Verdict – $34,709.13.
Date – February 14, 2014
February 28, 2014