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.
Motorcycle Verdict – $234,649.89
Reusser v. Rushing and Multnomah County, Multnomah County Case No. 1305-06328
Plaintiff was on a motorcycle traveling on SE 39th when defendant turned left across his lane of travel causing a crash. Plaintiff flew off the motorcycle, over the hood of the car and landed on the street. He broke ribs, dislocated his shoulder,....read more >> June 25, 2014
Defense Verdict in Letter Carrier MVA Case
Howell v. Pham, Multnomah County Case No. 1109-12747
Plaintiff Howell was a letter carrier who was pulling away from a curb after having delivered mail to a mailbox. In front of her was a parked boat and trailer along the right curb line that obstructed her view. As she inched around the boat she....read more >> June 10, 2014
TRI-MET Negligent Security Case Results in Defense Verdict
Spencer v. TRI-MET, Multnomah County Case No. 1301-01126Plaintiff was on a TRI-MET train heading from downtown Portland to Gresham when a group of teenage boys attacked she and a friend. The train stopped at SE 82nd, and the boys got off the train but were able to re-board and throw an object hitting Plaintiff in.... read more >> June 5, 2014
Car Crash Results in T8 Fracture and Surgery – $121,000 Verdict
Brady v. Keller, Multnomah County Case No. 1304-05018Plaintiff and defendant were involved in an intersection car crash. Plaintiff alleged that defendant ran a stop sign. Plaintiff alleged that she fractured her T-8 vertebra and required kyphoplasty surgery to repair. Defendant denied liability and argued that the crash did not cause the fracture. Plaintiff's Counsel -.... read more >> May 31, 2014