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.
Parking Lot Crash Verdict
Schroder v. Ortega, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV39208
Plaintiff Schroeder was a pedestrian in a parking lot when he was hit by Defendant Ortega who was backing her car out of a parking stall. Schroeder alleged that Ortega was negligent for failing to....read more >> January 26, 2019
$540,460.83 Slip & Fall Verdict
Cooper v. Biscuits Café et al., Multnomah County Case No. 15CV02116
Plaintiff Cooper was at a Biscuits Café in West Linn when she fell on a slippery floor. She alleged that Biscuits was negligent for allowing customer traffic in an area that had been recently....read more >> December 31, 2018
Worksite Injury Verdict For Forklift Operator
Perry v. Phase II Transportation Inc., Multnomah County Case No. 17CV14005Plaintiff Perry was a forklift operator working at Schnitzer Steel. Defendant Phase II was a transportation company that contracted to take scrap computer parts to Schnitzer Steel. When Perry was unloading the scrap from Phase II’s truck, the flooring on the truck collapsed causing.... read more >> December 16, 2018
Wells Fargo Slip & Fall
Martinez v. Wells Fargo Bank, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV54281Plaintiff Martinez was in the teller line at Defendant’s bank when he slipped on standing water and fell. He alleged rib injuries. He claimed that Wells Fargo was negligent for failing to remove the water or warn customers of the hazard. He sought $8,000 for non-economic.... read more >> December 13, 2018