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Kafoury & McDougal have the 2 highest jury awards and the largest settlement ever against the City of Portland for police misconduct

According to the City of Portland’s Risk Management Division and the reporting of the Oregonian’s Aimee Green, Kafoury & McDougal have won the two highest jury verdicts against the Portland Police ever awarded in the history of the City of Portland for Portland Police matters. K&M has also reached the largest settlement ever against the city. Below are articles,videos and … Continue reading

Multnomah County jury finds Portland Police used excessive force during arrest, awards $562,000

A Multnomah County jury awarded $562,000 to Jason Cox, a local iron worker who was beaten, including 6-8 blows to his head while being tasered 4 times, by the Portland Police during an arrest. The award is every penny the plaintiff asked for in the claim against the city. On the night of the incident, Mr. Cox drove his 1969 … Continue reading

Video Shows Innocent Student being Brutalized by Portland Policeman

College student Jason Elgin and a female friend fell asleep at their booth at Denny’s, exhausted from mid-term exams. To rouse him from slumber, Portland Police Officer Kevin Tully tossed Elgin to the floor, then zapped him twice with his taser, handcuffed him, and took him to jail. Staff and customers testified that Officer Tully’s description of the incident was … Continue reading