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$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

Eugene man sues Archdiocese of Portland

A 34-year-old Eugene man filed a lawsuit in Portland’s U.S. District Court that accuses Donald Durand, now 77, of sexually abusing him while the priest was posted to a parish in Silverton during the 1980s and 1990s. He is one of at least 11 men to formally accuse Durand. Read more: The Oregonian – Bryan Denson (9/19/2011)