$10.4 Million Verdict for Injuries in 2016 NW 23rd Gas Explosion Case

On October 13, 2022, a Multnomah County jury awarded several million dollars to two people who suffered physical and emotional injuries in a 2016 gas explosion in Portland, and assessed punitive damages of $4.6 million against Loy Clark Pipeline Co. Both plaintiffs were represented by Greg Kafoury and Mark McDougal of Portland.   Firefighters responded after a natural gas explosion … Continue reading

Is Your Loved One Safe? Elder Abuse is on the Rise

In November of 2013, Elmo and his wife, Meliitta, approached their neighbors, Sandra Bittler and her husband Michael Leland, about purchasing a 2 acre lot that bordered their two properties. Elmo, age 86, was delighted by the idea that the land his sons had made their wilderness playground could brighten the days of another set of children. However, he was … Continue reading

Camas High School coach arrested for molesting 17 girls

Robbyn D. Mattson, a 58 year old Camas High School softball coach and custodian, was arrested this week for sexually molesting 17 girls between the ages of 14-18. According to Sgt. Scot Boyles of the Camas Police Department, Mattson was caught on surveillance video and his abuse was documented by victims and witnesses including school faculty members. Kafoury & McDougal has … Continue reading