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.
Street Light Dispute – Defense Verdict
Bryant v. Hoff, Multnomah County Case No. 18CV13361Plaintiff Bryant and Defendant Hoff were in a car accident at the intersection of NW 5th and Couch. Bryant claimed Hoff ran a red light. Bryan claimed the crash caused soft-tissue injuries to his neck, back, and shoulders. He sought $284.52 for unpaid medical expenses, $3,690.78 for.... read more >> June 7, 2019
$168,021.42 Multi-Car Accident Verdict
Swanson v. USAA and Warlick, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV24478Plaintiff Swanson was driving eastbound on SE Stark Street. Defendant Warlick and an uninsured motorist were driving Westbound. Warlick and the uninsured motorist collided causing the uninsured motorist to come into Swanson’s lane and cause a collision. Swanson claimed that both drivers were negligent in.... read more >> May 10, 2019
Defense Verdict – Protest Battery Case
Zebroski v. City of Portland, Multnomah County Case No. 18CV08255Plaintiff Zebroski was engaged in a downtown Portland protest when Police officers began attempting to remove protesters, including Zebroski, from the street. Zebroski claimed that while she was passively resisting, riot officers slammed her to the ground causing her a broken nose. She filed this.... read more >> April 27, 2019
$88,970.22 Skateboard v. Car Verdict
Kaufman v. Tkachuk and Grand Prix Motors, Multnomah County Case No. 18CV07602Plaintiff Kaufman was riding his skateboard eastbound on SE Lafayette Street on his way to school. Defendant Tkachuk was driving a car on SE 21st when he took a left turn onto Lafayette striking Kaufman on his skateboard. Kaufman sued Grand Prix Motors.... read more >> April 19, 2019