Willamette Week

$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

Greg Kafoury on James Chasse $1.6 million settlement with the City of Portland:

The City has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars in trying to defend the indefensible.  They have hired experts to proclaim such ideas that Chasse died of something called “excited delirium” rather than the 27 rib fractures and accompanying punctures of his lungs.  The lawyers for the Chasse family deserve great credit for finally bringing the City to heel, and … Continue reading