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Oregon Litigation and Arbitration Reports
JACQUELINE MOSS V. FARMERS INSURANCE COMPANY OF OREGON
Case No. 9806-04367
Jury Trial Date: November 19, 2001
Date of Publication: February, 2002
TOPIC: REAR END COLLISION; COGNITIVE INJURY.
RESULT: PLAINTIFF VERDICT for $ 155,000. (Verdict included $ 55,000 in attorney fees.).
INJURY: Severe headaches; Plff suffered permanent debilitating headaches. Def. contended that Plff’s headaches were rebound headaches caused by the Vicodin she has continually taken since the MVA.
SPECIALS: Med. $ 6,788.
TRIAL JUDGE: Hon. Sidney A. Galton
PLAINTIFF ATTORNEY(S): Michael H. Bloom of Bloom & Schuckman (Oregon).
DEFENDANT ATTORNEY(S): John Eickelberg of Cavanagh & Zipse (Portland).
SUMMARY: 12/23/94 – Plff, female age 54, unemployed. Plff contended her vehicle was rear-ended by Def.’s vehicle on the on-ramp from I-5 South to Hwy 217 West.
PLAINTIFF MEDICAL EXPERT(S): Deborah Satterfield MD (Family Practice) Portland.
DEFENDANT MEDICAL EXPERT(S): Lynn Bell MD (Neurologist) Portland.
OFFER: $ 5,000. Def. asked jury for $ 100,000.
DEMAND: $ 15,000.
TRIAL-TIME: 2-day trial