Why Research Multnomah County Jury Verdicts?
I started this blog on January 1, 2014, to track personal injury verdicts in Multnomah County. I did it 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. I think part of being a good trial lawyer is being willing to learn from the successes and failures of others. 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.
$29,000 MVA Verdict
Nelson v. Smith, Multnomah County Case No. 18CV38508
Defendant Nelson rear-ended Plaintiff Smith on SE McLaughlin. Smith claimed that the crash caused him a concussion, exacerbation of pre-existing minor traumatic brain injury, and numerous soft tissue injuries. He sought $42,466.41, future medical expenses totaling $57,533.59 and $200,000 in non-economic damages.
Nelson.... read more >> November 10, 2019
$411,111.99 MVA Verdict
Sevilla v. Yogusuk, Multnomah County Case No. 18CV38070
Defendant Yogusuk rear-ended Plaintiff Sevilla on NE Sandy Boulevard as Sevilla was stopped to make a left turn. Sevilla claimed that the crash caused her a cervical sprain, concussion, severe migraines, and a knee injury. She claimed that the headaches are likely to be permanent. .... read more >> November 8, 2019
$50,000 Excessive Force Verdict
Johnson v. Multnomah County, Multnomah County Case No. 18CV23284
On November 12, 2016, there were protests in downtown Portland after the presidential election. Plaintiff Johnson was waiting for a tri-met train after work. Portland police used a sound truck to notify people that they were closing a two-block radius around Pioneer Square and.... read more >> November 7, 2019
$100,611 MVA Verdict
Crowe v. Tarnovsky, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV25047
Defendant Tarnovsky rear-ended Plaintiff Crowe on Sunset Highway. Crowe claimed that the crash caused injuries to her lower back, including lumbar facet syndrome, neck, and hip strains and sprains. She sought $69,134.94 for medical expenses, including facet joint injections, and radiofrequency ablation. She also requested.... read more >> November 4, 2019