Kathleen Hoffmeister

$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

Estates of Hoffmeister & Schulmerich: Pending Wrongful Death

Jeffrey Grahn, a Clackamas County Sheriff, was known by those in his department to be violent, abusive and a drunk. His superiors were warned that he was out of control and was a great threat to kill his family and himself. When Portland Police were investigating Grahn for domestic abuse, a high-ranking officer of the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Department intervened … Continue reading