For more than twenty-five years the lawyers of Gaylord Eyerman Bradley PC, have focused their efforts on helping individuals and families achieve civil justice by holding corporations, medical providers, and insurance companies accountable.
Gaylord Eyerman Bradley, PC is a three lawyer law firm founded by Bill Gaylord in 1977. Each of our lawyers is a member of the Oregon State Bar Association, the Multnomah County Bar Association, the Association Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA), the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA), and Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (TLPJ).
In courts throughout the states of Oregon and Washington, we represent only injured people and their families, not insurance companies, hospitals, medical providers, or corporations.
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Williams v. Philip Morris Inc: $80 million verdict for plaintiff against cigarette manufacturer for smoking-related lung cancer death. The reasonableness of the jury’s findings were affirmed by Oregon Court of Appeals and Supreme Court. In 2009, after 12 years of litigation and 3 trips to the United States Supreme Court, the jury verdict was upheld and Philip Morris was finally held accountable for its decades-long denial of the addictiveness of its products.
Jennings v. Baxter Healthcare Corp: Opinion of neurologist about the cause of plaintiff’s illness was based on scientifically valid methodology and should have been admitted in silicone breast implant trial. Trial judge’s erroneous ruling was reversed.
Lakin v. Senco Products Co: A verdict for plaintiff, including punitive damages, against manufacturer of nail gun which double-fired; on appeal, Oregon’s cap on non-economic damages held unconstitutional.
Oberg v. Honda Motor Company: Verdict for plaintiff against manufacturer of 3-wheel all-terrain vehicle. Punitive damage award affirmed on appeal.
Hagan v. Gemstate Manufacturing: Truck under-ride accident. Federal highway standards for under-ride protection were binding on manufacturer of tilting flatbed trailer. Trial judge’s error was reversed.
Bill Gaylord is a past president of OTLA (1985-86) and received the Distinguished Trial Lawyer of the Year Award from OTLA in 1995. He currently serves as the senior ATLA governor from Oregon, and has served in numerous committee and leadership positions with ATLA, OTLA, and the Oregon State Bar.
He is former chairperson of the Oregon Uniform Trial Court Rules Committee and the Oregon Council on Court Procedures. He has also served on the Multnomah Bar Association Committee on Professionalism and the Multnomah County Arbitration Commission.
Linda Eyerman recently completed a four-year term on the Oregon State Bar Board of Governors, is a past president of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, and is the 2004 recipient of the Distinguished Trial Lawyer Award given by the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association.
Throughout her career, Linda has been an active volunteer in a variety of professional service organizations. She recently completed a four-year term on the Board of Governors of the Oregon State Bar (OSB), and chairs the OSB Access to Justice Committee. She is a past chair of the OSB Products Liability Section, and served on the Board of Governors of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Associationfor nine years and held every office, including President in 1999-2000. In 2004, the Oregon Trial Lawyers voted to give her their Distinguished Trial Lawyer award.
Todd Bradley is a member of the Birth Trauma Litigation and the Medical Negligence Information Exchange Groups of ATLA, and is past chair of the Oregon State Bar Disciplinary Board, Oregon State Bar Legal Ethics Committee, and Multnomah County Professional Responsibility Committee.
Since joining Gaylord & Eyerman in 1993, he has focused exclusively in the areas of medical malpractice and products liability involving serious injury or death. He was chosen by his peers to be included in “The Best Lawyers in America” in the area of personal injury litigation.