Verdict in DUII Related Case
Allen v. Ledbury, Multnomah County Case No. 1404-04003
Ms. Ledbury ran a red light and struck multiple vehicles in the intersection, including Ms. Allen’s. Ledbury was found to be DUII at the time of the crash. Ms. Allen claimed injuries including a concussion with related symptoms and soft tissue injuries to her neck, back and shoulder. She sought damages including $4,365.59 in past medical expenses, $8,000.00 in future medical expenses, $300.00 in out of pocket expenses and $65,000.00 in non-economic damages. She did not amend to add a claim for punitive damages. Ms. Allen requested a court trial but Defendant objected and the case was heard by a jury.
Ms. Ledbury admitted her negligence and intoxication. She contested the cause and extent of Ms. Allen’s injuries.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – Kathryn Jackson
Defense Counsel – Lawrence Schuckman
Verdict – $5,316.00
Date – July 23, 2015July 29, 2015