Man Dies from Complications After Surgery

Watson v. north Bend Medical Center et al., Multnomah County Case No. 1310-13953 This was a medical malpractice wrongful death case brought by the decedent’s estate. Mr. Watson had outpatient laparoscopic surgery to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (“GERD”).  The surgery was performed by Defendant Dr. Tersigni at Defendant North Bend Medical Center.  After being discharged, Plaintiff…

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School District Negligent For Not Following IEP

Smith v. Reynolds School District, Multnomah County Case No. 14CV05314 Plaintiff Smith was a student in the fifth grade at Margaret Scott Elementary School.  He suffers from Muscular Dystrophy. Defendant school district signed an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) which directed that Smith have close standby supervision while walking. The reason for the IEP was the understanding that…

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UIM Verdict

Daniels v. Allstate, Multnomah County Case No. 1104-05348 Plaintiff Daniels was hit in a rear-end car crash in 2009.  He settled with the at-fault driver for policy limits ($100,000.00).  Daniels brought this action for underinsured motorist benefits against his own insurance company.  He claimed he suffered injuries including a C6-7 disc injury which required surgery.  He…

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