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Representative Cases: Bicycle Law

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Neighborhood Cyclist v. Elderly Driver 2018

An elderly driver claimed the setting sun impaired his view when he ran a red light and struck our client, a 38-year-old husband and father, on his bicycle in North Portland. Our client was cycling home from a nearby neighborhood…
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Two-Cyclist Collision Case 2018

Plaintiff, a 67-year-old engineer, rode her upright hybrid bicycle almost daily for over a decade to her job in downtown Portland from her SE Portland home across the Hawthorne Bridge, down its sidewalk ramp, down the connecting walkway and onto…
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Cyclist v. Driver and Passenger Car Doors 2012

When the driver and passenger of an SUV parked on a busy NE Portland neighborhood bikeway and suddenly swung open their vehicle doors, they collided with a 50-year-old cyclist and small business owner who was out on a weekend leisure…
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Stephen Tuttle v. Ridgecrest Development et al. 2008

Cynthia Newton reached a $100,000 settlement on behalf of a 37-year-old cyclist who underwent three surgeries to correct a separated shoulder sustained when he struck a raised street manhole and fell. The developer, the asphalt contractor, and the City of…
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Cyclist v. Own Insurance Carrier 2010

Cynthia Newton obtained a settlement for the underinsured policy limits ($300,000/USAA) on behalf of a 60-year-old health insurance company executive who was struck by a piece of plywood as he cycled along Highway 30 near Portland. The plywood fell from…
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Peter Testi v. Alexsander Ovanesyants 2011

Cynthia Newton obtained a $45,000 settlement on behalf of a 62-year-old retired bicycle shop owner who was struck on his bicycle. Five months after the accident, he reported knee pain to his physician, who later recommended and performed surgery to…
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