African American

$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

Jury awards $67,000 to Walgreen’s shoppers

A Multnomah County jury awarded $67,000 to Teresa White and Deante Strickland on November 21, 2012. The case involved an African American mother and son who were falsely arrested by Walgreens manager Wendy Marceau back in May of 2012. Marceau called the police and reported that there was a “theft in progress” and that Ms. White had “put 15 items … Continue reading