COSTA MESA — A married couple has filed a claim against the city alleging losses of earnings and consortium after the wife hurt her ankle tripping on a Harbor Boulevard pothole, records show.
In a claim filed Aug. 17, Karen Olson, 40, is seeking $95,000 from the city for loss of earning power and treatment after she tripped and fell crossing Harbor at Wilson Street on June 25.
According to the claim, Olson suffered "a painful wrenching, tearing and laceration of ligaments." She was treated at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange and at the Bristol Park Medical Group in Costa Mesa. She is unemployed.