A young woman contracted sexually transmitted disease, herpes, from partner who knew he had the disease and failed to disclose to his partner. The first such case in Oregon holding someone liable for having sexual relations with another person and failing to disclose they had a sexually transmittable disease.
Teenage boy sexually abused by Catholic Priest.
Fraternity provided alcohol at a party to members who then drove and crashed a van, killing one of the fraternity members.
Rodeo star killed by drunk driver in Eastern Oregon. The bar who served the driver excessive amounts of alcohol was held liable.
10 year old girl intentionally run over and killed by a 19 year old driver. The parents were held personally liable to negligent entrustment of their car to their son.
The auto accident killed a father of 3.
A father of four was killed by a two pitbulls while riding his bicycle down the street. These particular pitbulls were known to be aggressive and escape their back yard. They attacked and mauled the father to death.
Helicopter sales representative flew helicopter, with prospective buyer, over Crater Lake. Sales rep flew too close to the water and experienced the “lake effect” and crashed the helicopter in to Crater Lake. Insurance company denied liability. Jury returned a verdict for $27 million dollars.