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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

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 impaired 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. They did not administer field sobriety tests. … Continue reading

Salem Teacher Arrested for Sexual Abuse

For most children, a significant portion of every day is spent at school under the care of educators. These are the people parents trust with their children’s safety and well-being. While these student-teacher relationships should be constructive and nurturing, some teachers use their position of influence to take advantage of and abuse innocent children. A physical education teacher in Salem … Continue reading