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.
$15,000 Parking Lot Crash Verdict
Ford v. Guo, Multnomah County Case No. 16CV20286Plaintiff Ford was seated in her car in a parking lot when Defendant Guo struck her vehicle. She claimed that the crash caused her to strain her shoulder, hip, neck, and back. She sought $15,000 for past and future medical expenses as well as lost wages. She.... read more >> June 11, 2018
Fall On Icy Sidewalk
Golden v. Hogan Meadows Manufactured Home Park LLC, Multnomah County Case No. 16CV36119Plaintiff Golden was working as an in-home nurse when she was sent to Defendant’s trailer park to help a client with wound care. It was November of 2014 and had been snowing. She got out of her car and was walking on.... read more >> June 10, 2018
Defense Verdict Intersection Dispute
Kelsaw v. Legacy Health, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV19838Plaintiff Kelsaw was traveling through an intersection in northwest Portland after stopping for a stop sign. He alleged that a driver for Defendant Legacy Health failed to yield before making a right turn and struck his vehicle in the intersection. He claimed crash-related soft-tissue injuries to.... read more >> June 6, 2018
$249,280.51 Soft Tissue Verdict
Melton v. Curtis, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV10984Plaintiff Melton was driving through an intersection when Defendant Curtis ran a red light and struck her. The impact caused Melton's car to roll over. Melton claimed permanent crash-related injuries to her back, neck, and shoulders as well as a concussion. She sought $24,280.51 for past medical.... read more >> May 30, 2018