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.
$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
$82,734.41 UIM Verdict
Koenig v. State Farm, Multnomah County Case No. 18CV26241
Plaintiff Koenig was a passenger in her pickup when an underinsured driver negligently struck it. Koenig alleged that the crash injured her right rotator cuff, and herniated multiple cervical discs requiring surgery. Koenig’s insurance company was Defendant State Farm. Her policy limits were $100,000..... read more >> August 30, 2019
Disputed Center Turn Lane Crash
Pilling v. Melkor, Multnomah County Case No. 14CV19934
Plaintiff Pilling attempted to pull into the middle two-way turn lane on Canyon Road to head eastbound. A vehicle traveling eastbound on Canyon did not let Pilling into the roadway. Defendant Melkor was heading westbound on Canyon and attempted to move into the two-way middle.... read more >> August 29, 2019