Small Injury 20.080 Verdict
Berdan v. Rolfe, Multnomah County Case No. 14CV14159
Plaintiff Berdan was stopped for traffic when he was struck from behind by Defendant Rolfe. Berdan alleged soft tissue injuries to his neck and back. He sought $63.06 in unreimbursed medical expenses and $9,936.94 in non-economic damages. The case was brought pursuant to ORS 20.080.
Defendant Rolfe admitted liability but disputed the cause, nature, and degree of Berdan’s injuries.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – Will Merkel
Defense Counsel – Jason Bush
Verdict – $300
Date – December 1, 2015December 4, 2015