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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

$4.4 Million Verdict: Largest Race Discrimination Verdict in Oregon History

  $4.4 Million Verdict Against Walmart in “Shopping While Black” Case; Company Ignored Police Warnings Regarding Security Employee’s “Pattern of False Reports” Watch on Youtube: Law&Crime On Friday, August 19, 2022, a Multnomah County jury awarded $400,000 in non-economic damages and $4 million in punitive damages against Walmart. On March 26, 2020, Michael Mangum, then 59, went to a nearby Walmart … Continue reading

Tillery v. Dollar Tree Verdict news coverage

The Oregonian did a story on the verdict we obtained on June 23rd, 2010 in Tillery v. Dollar Tree Store, Inc. Click here for the story. Unfortunately, the print version of the Oregonian piece used the cheeky headline “Purse Peek.” Dollar Tree lawyers called the incident a “Purse Peek” and argued there was no force used.  The jury rejected this defense and found the … Continue reading