Blog Posts in June, 2008

  • Oregon Court of Appeals Affirms Lingual Nerve Verdict

    || 26-Jun-2008

    On Wednesday, June 25, 2008, the Oregon Court of Appeals affirmed the trial court’s ruling in Franco v Willamette Dental — basically upholding the verdict. The trial was two years ago during the summer of 2006 and involved damage to our client’s lingual nerve from wisdom tooth extraction. The court did not issue an opinion but issued an “AWOP” — affirmed without ...
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  • The Loss of Finn Terry

    || 9-Jun-2008

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Finn Terry. Tragically, Finn, an 11 year old Portland boy, died this weekend when a canoe he was riding in flipped over in the Clackamas River. Finn attended da Vinci Arts Middle School in Portland and he received a standing ovation at the school's talent show on Friday when he read his poem about love. My neighbors' and ...
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  • Today was the oral argument in Franco v Willamette Dental before the Oregon Court of Appeals. The lingual nerve injury case was originally tried to a Multnomah County jury in Portland, Oregon in June 2005 by Jane Paulson and her co-counsel. The jury awarded the full amount sought, $600,000. After nearly two years, the appellate argument was heard in Salem, Oregon. We will now wait for the Court of ...
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