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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

Payette Clinic cases: Vancouver Pill Mill Linked to Wave of Deaths and Addiction

Rachel Daggett, 18, died of an overdose after ingesting Oxycodone. A trail of the illegally-diverted narcotic led back to the Payette Clinic in Vancouver, Washington. The clinic was subsequently exposed as a “pill mill,” in which LPNs were dispensing narcotics in unheard-of amounts to virtually anyone who would walk in off the street and claim that they were suffering from … Continue reading