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.
Fabric Store Verdict
Frasier v. Oregon Worsted Company, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV27191Plaintiff was in Defendant’s fabric store. The store used hangers for fabric that had sharply pointed hooks to keep the fabric on the hangers. She was returning the fabric to a rack when she impaled her hand on an adjacent hanger with a very sharp.... read more >> November 16, 2018
$9,000 DUII Crash Verdict
Deverell v. Madison, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV42375Plaintiff Deverell was driving on NW 21st Avenue and was passing through NW Marshall when Defendant Madison ran a stop sign and struck her. Deverell claimed that Madison was also driving under the influence of intoxicants. Deverell sought $45,000 for economic damages including medical expenses and wage.... read more >> November 8, 2018
$1 Non-Economic Damages Verdict
Robertson v. Kulkarni, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV21519Plaintiff Robertson and Defendant Kulkarni were driving opposite directions on SW TV Highway. Kulkarni took a left turn across Robertson’s lane of travel, causing a collision. Robertson claimed Kulkarni was negligent for failing to yield the right-of-way and making a dangerous left turn. She claimed accident-related injuries.... read more >> November 7, 2018
High Speed Crash – Defense Verdict
Galloway v. Dishman, Multnomah County Case No. 17CV36999Plaintiff Galloway was driving eastbound on Highway 26 with the intention of taking a left turn on Haley Road. He claimed that as he took his turn, he was hit by Defendant Dishman who was heading westbound on the highway. He claims that Dishman was speeding at.... read more >> November 6, 2018