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.
$13,000 Soft Tissue Verdict
O'Donnell v. Valencia, Multnomah County Case No. 18CV51667
Defendant Valencia attempted to take a left turn at an intersection without yielding the right of way to Plaintiff O'Donnell. O'Donnell claimed that the resulting crash caused injury to her head, neck, back, and thigh. She sought $90,000 for non-economic damages.
Valencia disputed.... Read More >>
Strain /Sprain Verdict
Arnold v. Manning, Multnomah County Case No. 19CV02649
Defendant Manning rear-ended Plaintiff Arnold while Arnold was stopped for a Max light rail crossing. Arnold claimed that the crash caused her injuries, including hip, neck, back, and shoulder strains and sprains, as well as a chest wall contusion and headaches. She sought $10,860.80 for.... Read More >>
Crash With Parked Car Verdict
Lankenau v. Christiansen, Multnomah County Case No. 19CV01498
Defendant Christiansen rear-ended a parked vehicle in which Plaintiff Lankenau was seated. Lankenau claimed that the crash caused her injuries to her head, neck, and back including a concussion and permanent vision changes that require her to wear prism glasses. She sought $34,661.37 for past.... Read More >>
Defense Verdict in Bus Rear-End Case
Turner v. Morgan, Multnomah County Case No. 18CV55293
Plaintiff Turner was in a Tri-Met medical transport bus accompanying another person to a medical appointment. Defendant Morgan was leaving a medical facility when she encountered the bus stopped in the driveway area and tried to go around it. The front right side of her.... Read More >>