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Former University of Oregon Football Player Doug Brenner Files Suit Against NCAA and Former Duck Coach Willie Taggart (Press Release)

January 9, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORMER UNIVERSITY OF OREGON FOOTBALL PLAYER DOUG BRENNER FILES SUIT AGAINST NCAA AND FORMER DUCK COACH WILLIE TAGGART Doug Brenner, a former stand-out lineman at the University of Oregon, filed suit today against the NCAA and former Oregon football coach Willie Taggart, seeking compensation for serious, lifelong injuries sustained during a series of highly … Continue reading

African American Evicted from Portland Hilton Demands Answers (Press Release)

December 27, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JERMAINE MASSEY, AN AFRICAN AMERICAN GUEST AT THE HILTON DOUBLETREE IN PORTLAND, CALLS FOR THE HOTEL TO EXPLAIN ITS CONDUCT On December 22, 2018, at about 11 p.m., Jermaine Massey was, “calling his mother while black,” from a quiet corner of the lobby of the DoubleTree hotel in Portland, Oregon, when hotel security demanded to … Continue reading

Kafoury & McDougal Win Historic Verdict: $20 Million in Punitive Damages against “Reprehensible” Real Estate Empire

Jason Kafoury, Robbie Trebelhorn, Greg Kafoury, and Mark McDougal after their historic verdict On May 18, 2018, a Multnomah County jury returned a historic verdict of $295,000 in compensation and $20 million in punitive damages against the owners and managers of Wimbledon Square Apartments in Portland. Robert Trebelhorn suffered a severe knee injury when a second-floor walkway at his apartment … Continue reading

Portland Pharmacist Accused of Using Hidden Camera to Take Bathroom Photos

Police accused former Kaiser pharmacist Johnny Tuck Chee Chan of using a hidden camera to take photos of patients in the bathroom of the clinic on Airport Way. Later the same man allegedly used another hidden camera at his new job at Banana Republic to do the same thing. On November 23, the Multnomah County district attorney indicted Chan on … Continue reading

From the K&M Archives: Trial jury docks Portland neurosurgeon $1 million for ramming his Mercedes-Benz into an airport attendant writing him a parking ticket

March 12, 1997 It wasn’t high noon when the highly paid neurosurgeon faced off with the airport parking worker. It was more like 10 P.M. But for a few tense minutes on Aug. 31, 1995, their showdown outside the Portland International Airport terminal seemed as dramatic as the Old West. On one side, in his sleek Mercedes-Benz coupe, sat Darrell … Continue reading

Jury Awards K&M Client $476,000

A Portland jury awarded nearly half a million dollars to an elderly woman who tripped and broke her ankle while climbing out of an airport shuttle. Dorothy Kohut, who is now 74, won $476,500 for medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering after a jury found that the driver’s negligence had caused her fall. Kohut, a regular customer of … Continue reading

Medford Chiropractor Arrested On Sex Abuse Charges

Four women have accused Medford chiropractor Scott B. Cooper of touching them sexually during chiropractic adjustments and massage therapy sessions. Police said the incidents they investigated happened between October 2017 and January 2018 at Cooper Chiropractic Care at 711 E. Main St. in Medford. Investigators called the women’s accounts “consistent” and said Cooper’s actions fell well outside the standard of care. … Continue reading

K&M Sues Doctor Who Severely Burned Woman’s Face

K&M is representing an 86-year-old woman whose face burst into flames when a liquid anesthetic ignited during surgery in her $1 million lawsuit against her surgeon and anesthesiologist. Jeanne Holden suffered burns to her eyes, hair and face. Greg Kafoury said the incident was made worse because Holden was breathing supplemental oxygen through a mask during the Sept. 16, 2016, … Continue reading

K&M Sues Modest Mouse Singer Isaac Brock

Modest Mouse frontman Isaac Brock told bystanders he fell asleep at the wheel before rear-ending a city employee on the Morrison Bridge. Brock, 42, was sleep deprived when he crashed his Land Rover into a truck driven by Cassidy Kane, causing a five-car pileup. Police cited Brock for careless driving contributing to an accident. Police did not detect any signs … Continue reading