Soft Tissue Verdict – $16,250.00
Leistiko v. Watkinson, Multnomah County Case No. 1306-09082
Defendant rear-ended a car that was then thrust into the back of plaintiff’s car. Plaintiff alleged soft tissue injury to his neck, back and shoulder with past medical expenses of $13,542.00. He also alleged wage losses of $11,216.08. The case was filed for $49,999.00 and arbitrated. Defendant appealed the arbitration award. Defendant admitted liability and causation but contested damages.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – William Berkshire
Defense Counsel – Lawrence Schuckman
Verdict – $16,250.00 ($11,950 in economic damages and $4,300 in non-economic damages)
Date – July 8, 2014July 3, 2014