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Personal Injury - Verdict in favor of Plaintiff in the amount of US$404,045
Plaintiff was walking down a public road when Defendant's pit-bull charged towards her. She backed away from the dog and fell off a small retaining wall in a neighbors yard.
Injury, Damage, or Loss:
The fall tore her ACl and meniscus and caused a hairline fracture to her femoral condyle. She had $18,828.57 in past medical expenses and sought $63,817.00 for future knee surgery. She was not working at the time of the fall but sought $102,253.00 for lost earning capacity.
Defendant's dog was either on public property off leash (Plaintiff's position) or on Defendant's property but not restrained in a manner that would prevent it from reaching public property. Defendant claimed the dog never left her property.
Chad Stavley, Law Office of Chad Stavley, P.C., 434 NW 19th Avenue, Portland Oregon, 97209, PH: 503-546-8812, Fax: 503-243-1944, firstname.lastname@example.org, representing Plaintiff Travers.
Mai-Ahn Nako, Allstate Ins Staff Counsel's Office, 1000 SW Broadway Ste 1080, Portland Oregon 97205, Ph: 503 553-0363, email@example.com, representing Defendant Scheffer.
Hon. Cheryl Albrecht - Trial Judge. There was no mediation or arbitration.
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Published on Apr-29-16
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