A Note About This Blog

I started this blog January 1, 2014 to track Portland, Oregon personal injury verdicts for my own curiosity as a trial lawyer, and to offer information to clients and potential clients. Every personal injury case tried to verdict in Multnomah County is summarized in this blog. If after reading this blog you have questions about trials or any of the listed results, please call me for a free consultation at 503-546-8812.


$4.5 Million Med-Mal Verdict

Croff v. Roberts and Aspen Spine and Neurosurgery et al., Multnomah County Case No. 15CV17095 Plaintiff Croff underwent L5-S1 decompressive laminectomy and discectomy surgery with Defendant Roberts and Aspen Spine and Neurosurgery.  He alleged that the surgery was negligently performed when Roberts failed to remove several protruding discs, failed to decompress the spine, fractured the…


$5.7 Million Asbestos Verdict

Sprague v. John Crane Inc., Multnomah County Case No. 15CV14771 Plaintiff Sprague claimed that he was exposed to unreasonably dangerous asbestos-containing products that were manufactured and distributed by Defendant John Crane Inc.  Sprague alleged that the exposure caused him injuries including mesothelioma.  He sought $1.5 Million for medical expenses, $4 Million for past and future…


MVA With Torn Rotator Cuff – Defense Verdict

Mitchell v. Freiling, Multnomah County Case No. 16CV15270 Plaintiff Mitchell was stopped for traffic when she was rear-ended by Defendant Freiling.  Damage to the vehicles was minimal.  Mitchell alleged crash-related injuries to her neck, back and shoulder including a torn rotator cuff which required surgery.  She sought $53,949.72 for past medical expenses and $150,000 for…