Morgan Hartly

$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

A tough loss

On September 21, 2011, Morgan Harty was pulled over for not wearing her seatbelt. Officer Thorsen asked my client to take a field sobriety test, and she refused, as she had a legal right to do. She offered instead to take a breathalyzer. Officer Thorsen called for cover and Officer Villanti arrived at the scene. Thorsen told Villanti that Ms. … Continue reading