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.
$168,021.42 Multi-Car Accident Verdict
Swanson v. USAA and Warlick, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV24478Plaintiff Swanson was driving eastbound on SE Stark Street. Defendant Warlick and an uninsured motorist were driving Westbound. Warlick and the uninsured motorist collided causing the uninsured motorist to come into Swanson’s lane and cause a collision. Swanson claimed that both drivers were negligent in.... read more >> May 10, 2019
Defense Verdict – Protest Battery Case
Zebroski v. City of Portland, Multnomah County Case No. 18CV08255Plaintiff Zebroski was engaged in a downtown Portland protest when Police officers began attempting to remove protesters, including Zebroski, from the street. Zebroski claimed that while she was passively resisting, riot officers slammed her to the ground causing her a broken nose. She filed this.... read more >> April 27, 2019
$88,970.22 Skateboard v. Car Verdict
Kaufman v. Tkachuk and Grand Prix Motors, Multnomah County Case No. 18CV07602Plaintiff Kaufman was riding his skateboard eastbound on SE Lafayette Street on his way to school. Defendant Tkachuk was driving a car on SE 21st when he took a left turn onto Lafayette striking Kaufman on his skateboard. Kaufman sued Grand Prix Motors.... read more >> April 19, 2019
$61,347.21 UIM Verdict
Piersall v. Farmers Insurance Company of Oregon, Multnomah County Case No. 18CV02175Plaintiff Piersall was driving westbound on South Barnards Road when an intoxicated driver crossed the center line causing a head-on collision. Piersall alleged that the crash caused injuries to her neck, back, chest, clavicle, and knee. She resolved the case against the at-fault.... read more >> April 12, 2019