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.
Defense Verdict on 20.080 Soft Tissue Case
Wilson v. Hickman, Multnomah County Case No. 1306-08212
Plaintiff and Defendant were in a car accident at the intersection of Columbia Boulevard and Clarendon Street. Plaintiff claimed that she turned left onto Columbia from Clarendon and was in the center turn lane waiting to merge into westbound traffic when she was struck by Defendant who....read more >> May 31, 2014
Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice Case Involving Back Surgery
Lawrence v. Soldevilla and Northwest Neurosurgical Associates, Multnomah County Case No. 1210-13427Plaintiff alleged that she had back surgery by Defendant Soldevilla who was employed by Defendant Northwest Neurosurgical Associates. She alleged that Defendant operated at the L4-5 level and not the indicated L3-4 level. She also alleged that the surgery was inadequately performed and resulted.... read more >> May 28, 2014
UIM Verdict – $80,000.00
Vargas v. 21st Century Pacific Insurance Company, Multnomah County Case No. 1305-06628Plaintiff was driving on Cornell road when an underinsured driver turned across her lane causing a car accident. Plaintiff alleged that she suffered a disc herniation at L5-S1 with irritation of the nerve root. After recovering $25,000 policy limits from the at-fault.... read more >> May 25, 2014
Defense Verdict – MVA
Sciglimpaglia v. Bell, Multnomah County Case No. 1304-05065
Due to the implementation of E-court, we have no information about the facts of this case other than it was an MVA case where plaintiff sought $869,500.00. The jury found defendant and plaintiff both negligent but assigned the percentages: Plaintiff - 51%, Defendant - 49%.Plaintiff's Counsel.... read more >> May 16, 2014