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

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