Sometimes you try an unforgettable personal injury case. The injuries in this case were the broken hearts of two kids who loved their dad. And elder abuse of a senior citizen who deserved better. We’ve all heard stories of late life marriages to a younger bride which result in disinherited kids. This Grants Pass, Oregon jury case went beyond the stereotype to include: a sordid cult, the death of a United States Congressman, the breakup of two families, and the dissipation of a small redwood lumber fortune. The defendant was a Black Widow from the People’s Temple. A Grants Pass, Oregon jury rendered justice.
The linked article originally appeared in the Fall 2016 issue of Trial Lawyer magazine, the quarterly journal of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association.