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.
DUII Driver Strikes Cyclist Verdict
Post v. Hansen, Multnomah County Case No. 18CV28270
Plaintiff Post was riding her bicycle in the bike lane on NE couch. Defendant Hansen was driving her car in the same direction when she took a right turn without yielding to the bicycle lane and struck Post. Hansen was driving under the influence of.... read more >> September 8, 2019
Falling Bulk Food Bin Verdict
Sherman v. Fred Meyer Stores, Multnomah County Case No. 18CV24377
Plaintiff Sherman was in the bulk foods area of a Fred Meyer store. She attempted to dispense peppercorns by pulling down on the handle of the bin. When she pulled on the handle, the bin fell over onto her head. She claimed that.... read more >> September 5, 2019
$30,000 MVA Verdict
Everett v. Schmautz, Multnomah County Case NO. 18CV22488
Plaintiff Everett stopped for a stop sign and was struck from behind by Defendant Schmautz. Everett claimed that the crash caused soft-tissue injuries to her neck and back and also aggravated a preexisting post-pregnancy pelvic condition and caused headaches. She sought $150,000 for medical expenses,.... read more >> September 4, 2019
Uncontrolled Intersection Crash Verdict
Valle v. Marshall, Multnomah County Case No. 18CV33185
Plaintiff Valle and Defendant Marshall crashed at an uncontrolled intersection at the corner of NE Skidmore and NE 56th. Valle alleged that he approached the intersection first and therefore had the right of way. He further alleged that Marshall entered the intersection at an unlawful.... read more >> September 3, 2019