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.
$761,767 Mesothelioma Verdict
Dillard v. Crane Inc., Multnomah County Case No. 19CV36516
Plaintiff Dillard worked at an aluminum plant for many years and claimed that he came into contact with asbestos during that employment. He brought this case against numerous companies that he claimed were engaged in the manufacture and distribution of asbestos and asbestos-containing products.... read more >> April 3, 2020
$258,005 MVA Verdict
Schaefer v. Sparling, Multnomah County Case No. 19CV08727
Defendant Sparling ran a stop sign in SE Portland and crashed into Plaintiff Schaefer. The crash sent Schaefer careening into a pole. Schaefer claimed that the crash caused him to tear his rotator cuff and labrum in his shoulder, requiring surgical repair. He also claimed.... read more >> April 1, 2020
$152,048 UM Verdict
Morlan v. State Farm Insurance, Multnomah County Case No. 19CV05819
An uninsured driver failed to yield to a blinking yellow light, proceeded into an intersection, and collided with Plaintiff Morlan. Plaintiff Morlan brought this action for uninsured motorist benefits against her own insurance company - Defendant State Farm. Morlan claimed that the crash.... read more >> March 31, 2020
$85,000 Soft Tissue Verdict
Andre v. Lehrle, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV49480
Plaintiff Andre was driving through a green light in northeast Portland when Defendant Lehrle made a turn directly in front of her causing a significant collision. Andre alleged that the crash caused soft-tissue injuries to her neck, back, shoulders, knee wrists, and head. She claimed that.... read more >> March 30, 2020