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.
Driver Opens Door Striking Cyclist – Defense Verdict
Morrison v. Griesar, Multnomah County Case No.1304- 04746
Plaintiff was on a bicycle traveling on NE Alberta on the far right side of the roadway when she approached a car parked on the street. The defendant was in the car and opened the door. Plaintiff collided with the door causing scarring and nerve damage in....read more >> April 29, 2014
Rear-End Car Crash Verdict
Schilling v. Baldinger, Multnomah County Case No. 1303-03173Rear-end car accident case. Plaintiff alleged that she had a prior back surgery that was aggravated in the crash. She also alleged a spinal disc injury and strains of her back and neck. Plaintiff sought $33,449.92 in past medical expenses, $14,488.16 in lost income, $2,578.22 in out of.... read more >> April 9, 2014
Defense Verdict in Houseboat Slip & Fall
Vielmetti v. Washburn, Multnomah County Case No. 1211-15102Plaintiff slipped and fell while visiting friends at their houseboat. During the visit Plaintiff and others went, with permission, onto a neighboring houseboat and used their hot tub. Plaintiff fell between the houseboat and floating dock when getting out of the hot tub. Plaintiff Counsel - Rob Wolf..... read more >> March 31, 2014
$70,000.00 Soft Tissue Verdict
Martin v. Fitton, Multnomah County Case No. 1206-07905Defendant hit Plaintiff in a T-bone style car crash. The parties disputed who had the right of way at the intersection. Plaintiff alleged sprains and strains to his back and neck, bruises and severe headaches and insomnia. Plaintiff sought $300,000 including $150,000 in non-economic damages. Plaintiff Counsel.... read more >> March 31, 2014