$7,795.00 MVA Verdict

Mattera v. Au, Multnomah County Case No. 15CV02346 Plaintiff Mattera was stopped for traffic when she was rear-ended by Defendant Au. Mattera alleged injuries including a concussion, neck and back sprains and strains, abdominal pain, vertigo, headaches and cognitive problems. She sought $20,517.12 in past medical expenses and $125,000 in non-economic damages. Au admitted liability…

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$935,275.80 Verdict For Railroad Employee

Plaintiff Dorrance was an employee of defendant Union Pacific Railroad.  He brought this claim pursuant to the Federal Employers’ Liability Act which governs on-the-job injuries for railroad employees rather than worker’s compensation laws.  The Act allows Dorrance to sue his own employer for negligently causing him injury. Dorrance was working at a switching location when…

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