Stop Sign Dispute Defense Verdict

Cheatham v. Dentler, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV02115

Plaintiff Cheatham alleged that she was driving eastbound on NE Alberta when she stopped at a stop sign at NE 60th Avenue.  She then proceeded through the intersection and was hit by Defendant Dentler who was headed southbound and failed to stop at her stop sign.  Cheatham alleged crash-related injuries including an L4-L5 lumbar disc injury which required surgical repair.  She sought $28,567 for past medical expenses, $22,336 for wage losses and $150,000 for non-economic damages.

Defendant Dentler denied running the stop sign and claimed that Cheatham ran the stop sign and caused the crash.

Plaintiff’s Counsel – Sonda Fields

Defense Counsel – Lawrence Schuckman

Verdict – Defense Verdict

Date – February 22, 2018


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