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.
Construction Site Fall Case
Dominguez v. NW Kitchen Designs LLC, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV17439Plaintiff Dominguez was at a home with the owner to look at a bathroom that the owner wanted to be painted. The owner had a general contractor remodeling the house. Defendant NW Kitchen Designs was a subcontractor hired to install new flooring. NW Kitchen.... read more >> November 19, 2018
Defense Verdict in PIP Suit
Durfee v. American Family Insurance Company, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV46043Plaintiff Durfee was involved in two car accidents and alleged to have sustained injuries. She incurred medical expenses and sent the bills to her own auto insurance company – defendant American Family – for payment under her no-fault personal injury protection (PIP) coverage. American.... read more >> November 17, 2018
Fabric Store Verdict
Frasier v. Oregon Worsted Company, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV27191Plaintiff was in Defendant’s fabric store. The store used hangers for fabric that had sharply pointed hooks to keep the fabric on the hangers. She was returning the fabric to a rack when she impaled her hand on an adjacent hanger with a very sharp.... read more >> November 16, 2018
$9,000 DUII Crash Verdict
Deverell v. Madison, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV42375Plaintiff Deverell was driving on NW 21st Avenue and was passing through NW Marshall when Defendant Madison ran a stop sign and struck her. Deverell claimed that Madison was also driving under the influence of intoxicants. Deverell sought $45,000 for economic damages including medical expenses and wage.... read more >> November 8, 2018