Unoccupied Car Rolls Over Man

Konsa v. Connected Healthcare Inc. et al., Multnomah County Case No. 16CV28737

Plaintiff Konsa had a family member who was receiving at-home care from an employee of Defendant Connected Healthcare Inc.  Defendant’s employee parked her vehicle and was talking to Konsa at the end of the driveway when the vehicle began rolling towards them.  She yelled for Konsa to get in the car and try to stop it.  When Konsa attempted to stop the car, he fell, and the car ran over him.  Konsa claimed defendant’s employee was negligent for failing to put her car in park and set the brake. He alleged the incident caused crush injuries to his knee, pelvis, hips, shoulder, hand, flank, back and legs including arthritis and traumatic carpal tunnel syndrome.  Konsa sought $85,201.19 in past medical expenses, $271,852 in lost wages, $423,029 in future wage losses and $1,000,000 in non-economic damages.

Defendant Connected Healthcare alleged that Konsa’s injuries were due to his own negligence in getting into the path of a moving car.

Plaintiff’s Counsel – Kimberly Weingart and Ron Cheng

Defense Counsel – Jeffrey Hill

Verdict – $1,780,082.19

Date – March 1, 2018

March 14, 2018

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