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.
I-205 Car Crash Verdict
Plechinger v. Buhite-Riehl, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV21398
Plaintiff Plechinger was driving on I-205 when Defendant Buhite-Riehl rear-ended him. Plechinger claimed that the crash caused him to suffer an injury to the discs of his neck, which required surgery. He sought $109,404.03 for past medical expenses and $250,000.00 for non-economic damages.
.... read more >> August 28, 2019
Car Wash Crash Case
Farley v. Flow Enterprises, Inc., et al., Multnomah County Case No. 17CV33388
Plaintiff Farley was being transported through Defendant Flow Enterprises car wash. Her car was in neutral as instructed. Defendant Kim was in the car behind Farley and failed to put his car in neutral. During the car wash, his car moved.... read more >> August 26, 2019
$2.225 Million Verdict For Hospital Fall
Patzer v. Portland Adventist Medical Center, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV04441Plaintiff Patzer was a patient at defendant Portland Adventist Medical Center (PAMC) to have knee replacement surgery. She had been admitted to the hospital for post-surgical care and was scheduled to be there for two days. During that time she was assisted to the.... read more >> July 13, 2019
Appendectomy Malpractice Case
Williams v. Friedman, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV35738Plaintiff Williams presented in the emergency room with lower abdominal pain. He was diagnosed with appendicitis. Defendant Friedman was contacted by the ER staff to perform surgery. During the surgery, Dr. Friedman inadvertently punctured Williams’ bladder with a surgical instrument. The laparoscopic surgery had to be abandoned.... read more >> July 8, 2019