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.
Traffic Light Dispute – Defense Verdict
Russell-Pinkham v. Ward, Multnomah County Case No. 18CV05637Plaintiff Russell-Pinkham was driving southbound on NE MLK. Defendant Ward was driving northbound on NE MLK and attempted to make a left turn across Russell-Pinkham’s lane of traffic. The two cars collided. Russell-Pinkham alleged that she suffered soft-tissue injuries to her neck, back, hip and thumb. She.... read more >> November 26, 2018
$13,888 MVA Verdict
Boehler v. Doucette, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV46610Defendant Doucette rear-ended Plaintiff Boehler on I-84. Boehler claimed crash-related soft-tissue injuries to her neck, back, and shoulder as well as a concussion and post-concussive headaches and anxiety. She sought $14,163.40 for past medical expenses, $25,000 for future medical expenses and $66,000 for non-economic damages. Defendant Doucette.... read more >> November 20, 2018
Construction Site Fall Case
Dominguez v. NW Kitchen Designs LLC, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV17439Plaintiff Dominguez was at a home with the owner to look at a bathroom that the owner wanted to be painted. The owner had a general contractor remodeling the house. Defendant NW Kitchen Designs was a subcontractor hired to install new flooring. NW Kitchen.... read more >> November 19, 2018
Defense Verdict in PIP Suit
Durfee v. American Family Insurance Company, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV46043Plaintiff Durfee was involved in two car accidents and alleged to have sustained injuries. She incurred medical expenses and sent the bills to her own auto insurance company – defendant American Family – for payment under her no-fault personal injury protection (PIP) coverage. American.... read more >> November 17, 2018