UIM Car Crash Verdict
Tran v. National General Insurance, Multnomah County Case No. 1404-04693
An uninsured driver hit Plaintiff in a rear-end car crash. Plaintiff brought this lawsuit against her own insurance company for uninsured motorist coverage. She alleged injuries including a foot sprain, plantar fasciitis, neck strain, back strain, hand and wrist strains. Her past medical bills totaled $18,278.39. Defendant covered all but $1,439.82 through the PIP portion of Plaintiff’s insurance policy. Plaintiff sought the $1,439.82 in unpaid medical expenses, $35,000 in future medical expenses, $250,000 in non-economic damages and attorney fees under ORS 742.061.
Defendant contested only the nature and extent of Plaintiff’s injuries.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – Steven Kahn
Defense Counsel – Billy Sime
Verdict – $51,616.82
Date – April 16, 2015
April 20, 2015