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.
$176,705 MVA Verdict
Johnson v. Luey, Multnomah County Case No. 18CV47094
Defendant Luey rear-ended Plaintiff Johnson, causing him to skid forward and hit another car. Johnson claimed the crash caused him to injure his neck, back, shoulders and ribs. He sought $10,470.21 for past medical expenses, $5,000.00 for lost income and $450,000 for non-economic damages.
Injury to Mom in Childbirth Verdict
H-Z v. A Gentle Beginning LLC et al., Multnomah County Case No. 18CV19054
Plaintiff H-Z gave birth to a child with the assistance of midwife defendant Carneiro. Her prenatal care was with defendants A Gentle Beginning and Dr. Shaffer. She suffered a common childbirth injury during the delivery. She alleged that Defendants were.... read more >> March 12, 2020
$6.2 Million Mesothelioma Verdict
Miller v. Kaiser Gypsum Company, Inc., Multnomah County Case No. 19CV08509
Plaintiff Miller alleged that he was exposed to asbestos-containing products manufactured, distributed and supplied by Defendant Kaiser Gypsum. Miller claimed that Kaiser was negligent for selling a product that they knew or should have known was dangerous. He also brought strict liability.... read more >> March 8, 2020
Misdiagnosed Appendicitis Case
Williams v. Northwest Medical Foundation of Tillamook et al., Multnomah County Case No. 18CV23411
Plaintiff Williams went to Defendant's urgent care center complaining of right lower abdominal pain, sweating, and nausea. He expressed concern that he may have ruptured his appendix. He was diagnosed with an abdominal wall strain and discharged. Four days.... read more >> March 7, 2020