Brain Injury Cases

Brain injuries can be devastating events that change the lives of a family forever. If you think you have a brain injury case, contact us for a free consulation about your case.


Jury Finds Health Care System Negligent
After a three-week trial, a Lane County jury assessed damages of $12.2 million against a multi-state health care system that caused severe brain damage to our client, Lee, by administering 18 times the prescribed dose of a powerful heart medication. READ MORE

Insurance Company Refuses to Pay for Woman’s Brain Injury Treatment
A local woman was sitting in the driver’s seat of her family Toyota Sequoia, stopped for a red light at an intersection near the University of Oregon campus. She was rear-ended by a Cadillac driven by an underinsured motorist. It was a modest speed impact, but she immediately started to experience headaches. READ MORE

Farm Equipment Accident: Defective Tractor Causes Brain Injury
A 19-year-old employee of a Lane County grass seed farm was part of a team bringing in the grass seed crop, using specialized tractors that cut the grass and pushed it through augers to form windrows. READ MORE

Power Boat Accident: Brain Injury
Don Corson tried to a plaintiff’s verdict a half-million dollar case for a Eugene man who was run over by a powerboat. The man was fishing on the Blue River reservoir in the foothills of Oregon’s Cascade Mountains. A powerboat operator, pulling a kneeboard, ran directly over the fisherman, who was shouting and waving to get the powerboat operator’s attention. The fisherman suffered a skull fracture and permanent neurological losses.READ MORE

Law and You Podcasts

Oregon Law Requires Annual Concussion Training for Coaches
This segment of The Law and You features personal injury trial lawyer Lara Johnson discussing new requirements for concussion training for coaches. PLAY PODCAST

The “Silent Epidemic”of Brain Injuries
This segment of The Law and You features personal injury trial lawyer Don Corson on the subject of the “silent epidemic” of brain injuries and their two major causes–motor vehicle collisions and falls. PLAY PODCAST


Jenna’s Law Helps Prevent Permanent Brain Injury
As parents and former coaches for our children’s sports teams, Don Corson and I know the importance of safety on the field. If your child plays sports, you know that kids can get hurt. READ MORE

CDC Puts Spotlight on Traumatic Brain Injury
Having represented people with traumatic brain injury (TBI) for many years, I respect the importance of rehabilitation. With evolving news about military veterans and certain athletes, everyone is becoming more aware of these issues. READ MORE