Trip & Fall At Recycling Center Results In Defense Verdict

Bracanovich v. Far West Fibers, Multnomah County Case No. 1310-14359

Plaintiff alleged that she went to Defendant’s business location to drop off a garbage can for scrap metal. She was directed to walk towards a large bin. As she walked there, she tripped on an uneven and cracked asphalt surface that violated Portland City code 29.35.020. She fell and injured her ankle causing the need for surgery and physical therapy.  Plaintiff sought past medical bills of $26,000.00, lost earnings of $18,500.00 and non-economic damages of $400,000.

Defendant denied that their property was in the condition alleged by Plaintiff.

Plaintiff’s Counsel – David Sugarman

Defense Counsel – Daniel Hasson

Verdict – Defense Verdict

Date – October 16, 2014

October 15, 2014

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