News
August 24, 2015

Two Hart Wagner Attorneys Featured in Recent OADC Newsletter

Oregon Association of Defense Counsel President and Hart Wagner trial attorney Gordon Welborn and Hart Wagner associate Michael Jacobs both have articles in the OADC 2015 Issue 2. Mr. Welborn wrote the article “Investment in Justice” regarding judicial salaries in Oregon and Mr. Jacobs wrote an article titled, “They Will Ask, Do Not Tell: Avoiding Waiver of Attorney-Client Privilege.”


News
June 02, 2015

Hart Wagner’s Hood to Coast Team

Hart Wagner has a Hood to Coast team for the 2015 race in August! We have decided to become a fundraising team this year with a goal of raising $10,000, all funds to go to the Providence Cancer Center (all funds stay local)!


Results
May 15, 2015

Unanimous Defense Verdict

Congratulations to Rod Norton and Dawn Garrison! After 9 days of trial in a $3.8 million medical malpractice case, the jury came back with a unanimous defense verdict for our clients.


Results
May 15, 2015

Defense Verdict in Auto Accident

Joe Traylor received a quick delivered defense verdict today in Clark County, WA after 20 minutes of jury deliberations. Plaintiff was claiming $8400 of chiropractic care and $35,000 in non-economic damages. The jury found the 8-10 mph automobile accident was incapable of causing injury.


Results
March 13, 2015

12-0 for the Defense!

After a five-day trial, Karen O’Kasey has won a medical negligence and battery case in Multnomah County.  Plaintiff alleged that during a water soluble barium enema procedure performed by the defendant, the catheter perforated her colon, resulting in bleeding, and a delay in the reversal of her ileostomy.  Plaintiff was seeking $800,000 in non-economic damages and over $200,000 in economic damages.  After a short deliberation, jury came back 12-0 for the defense!


Results
January 30, 2015

Case Abandoned by Plaintiff Mid-Trial

Case abandoned and dismissed with prejudice by plaintiff mid-trial in $40 million birth injury claim in Marion County Circuit Court alleging failure to perform a timely cesarean section and perform appropriate neonatal resuscitation resulting in cerebral palsy.