$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

Lawsuit Filed after Oregon Clinic refused to cooperate with Sheriff’s investigation

On March 10, 2015, our firm, Kafoury & McDougal, filed a sex abuse lawsuit against The Oregon Clinic on Barnes Road in Southwest Portland. In May, of last year, The Oregon Clinic, one of Oregon’s largest medical providers, was notified by police detectives that there was evidence than an unconscious patient may have been sexually abused while sedated for a colonoscopy. … Continue reading

Nurse Jeffrey Neyle McAllister’s Arrest Raises Serious Questions

At a time when Mid-Columbia Medical Center is already under intense scrutiny due to The Dalles City Police Department testifying that hospital officials provided false and misleading information to them in the investigation of anesthesiologist Frederick Field, yet another potential embarrassment for Mid-Columbia Medical Center has arisen (Field recently pleaded guilty to sexually abusing 12 women). Jeffrey Neyle McAllister was … Continue reading

Mid-Columbia Medical Center: Hospital Sued for Ignoring Sex Abuse by Anesthesiologist

We represent seven women on claims that they were sexually abused by Frederick Field, M.D., an anesthesiologist at Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles. Nineteen women have accused Dr. Field of molestation, and he has been indicted on charges involving 12 women. Our complaints allege that the highest-level officials at MCMC, including CEO Duane Francis and VP of Operations Diane … Continue reading