$1.6 Million Safeway Slip & Fall Verdict

Armstrong-Stevenson v. Safeway, Inc., Multnomah County Case No. 15CV04913 Plaintiff Armstrong-Stevenson was shopping in the St. Helens, Oregon Safeway when he slipped on spilled liquid laundry detergent and fell.  The fall caused Plaintiff a fractured femur that required surgical repair. Plaintiff alleged that Safeway was negligent for failing to warn customers of the slippery surface…

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$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

Dorrance v. Union Pacific Railroad, Multnomah County Case No. 14CV07336 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…

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