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.
$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
Defense Verdict – Combined Injury, PIP and UIM Trial
Haas and Haas v. Carter and State Farm, Multnomah County Case No. 16CV24579Defendant Carter rear-ended Plaintiffs Mr. and Mrs. Haas. Defendant Carter died before this case could come to trial, and therefore this case was brought against his estate. Mrs. Haas alleged that the crash caused injury to her neck and back including the.... read more >> October 25, 2018
Failure to Diagnose and Treat Cauda Equina Syndrome
Lovenstein and Frye v. David Adler, M.D., Multnomah County Case No. 16CV23478Plaintiff Lovenstein went to the hospital on December 1, 2015, with severe, radiating back pain. He was able to urinate and was neurologically intact. He was evaluated and discharged on December 2, 2015. He returned to the emergency room on December 3, 2015,.... read more >> October 22, 2018