Tom D'Amore

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Portland, OR

D'Amore Law Group
 | 1050 SW 6th Ave, Suite 1100
Portland, OR 97204
Phone: 503.222.6333
Fax: 503-224-1895
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006, 2010 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Tom D’Amore’s practice emphasizes serious personal injury, wrongful death, product liability and other complex litigation. His law firm, D’Amore Law Group, has been seeking justice for injured people and their families in Oregon, Washington and California since 1994.

Tom D’Amore has earned a reputation among insurance companies and corporations as an ethical, experienced and aggressive personal injury attorney. He is often asked to assist other attorneys and law firms with difficult cases throughout the U.S.

Tom is deeply committed to both his clients and the legal community. He serves on the Board of Governors and the Executive Committee of the American Association for Justice (AAJ). He is also Budget Chair for AAJ. He is Past President and serves on the Board of Governors of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA), and a Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) Eagle Member.

A former Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Oregon and California, Tom volunteers his time on the Board of Directors at the Oregon Law Institute, and on the Board of Good Deeds, a Portland-based non-profit.

A member of American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Tom D’Amore is a board-certified civil trial and truck accident law specialist of the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is also listed in the Best Lawyers in America publication and holds an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell peer review ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (70%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents

Personal Injury - Products (10%)

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (10%): Medical Malpractice

Civil Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Medical Malpractice

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006, 2010 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Tom D'Amore

Admitted: 1992, Oregon

Honors/Awards:

  • President, Oregon Trial Lawyers (OTLA), 2010
  • AV® Preeminent™, Martindale-Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certificate of Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Association for Justice (AAJ) - Executive Committee, Budget Chair
  • California , 1990
  • Past Chair, Motor Vehicles Accident Committee, American Association for Justice
  • Oregon Law Institute, Board Member, 2011
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1999
  • Washington
  • 2010-2011 President, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA)
  • Oregon State Bar: House of Delegates, Jury Instructions Committee
  • Member, Budget Committee, American Association for Justice
  • National Crime Victim Bar Association, 2011
  • Pound Civil Justice Institute
  • Oregon
  • Board Member, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA)
  • Past Chair, Audit Committee, American Association for Justice
  • Eagle Member, Washington State Association for Justice
  • Clark County (WA) Bar Association
  • Board of Governors, American Association for Justice

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Good Deeds, Board of Directors

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $3 million dollar result when crane caused a structure to collapse causing serious injury.
  • $4.07 million dollar settlement for catastrophic injuries due to a rollovoer accident.
  • $3.65 million dollar settlement awarded for failure to diagnose
  • Confidential settlement for an elderly woman in a nursing home that was dropped to the floor, fracturing both of her femur bones.
  • $950 thousand dollar jury verdict for a woman that was sexually abused by her doctor while under anesthesia during a routine operation.
  • $1.7 million dollar settlement for insurance bad faith result for a woman who was seriously injured when a car driven by another woman under the influence of prescription medication crossed over the center line causing a head-on collision. The insurance company paid $1.6 million in excess of insurance policy limits.
  • $1.4 million dollar settlement result for a man who was crushed when an 18-wheeler took a turn too fast and the trailer flipped over on to the man's truck.
  • $1.9 million dollar settlement result for environmental worker seriously injured when flooring of a water tower collapsed, causing the man to fall 47 feet.
  • $2.5 million settlement result for the wrongful death of a young mother involving a tire failure., 2018
  • $1 Million settlement on behalf of a woman seriously injured in a collision with a dump truck
  • $2 Million dollar settlement against a trucking company on behalf of an Oregon woman whose husband was killed when he was rear-ended by an 18 wheeler
  • $1.05 Million settlement on behalf of a construction worker severely injured on a job site
  • Confidential settlement on behalf of a patient whose eye muscle was severed during routine sinus surgery
  • $750-thousand dollar settlement on behalf of a driver who sustained a back injury in a rear-end collision
  • $750-thousand dollar settlement on behalf of a child, run over by a parade-float trailer
  • $1 million dollar result on behalf of a pedestrian struck by a truck in Tualatin, Oregon, 2012
  • $750-thousand dollar settlement on behalf of a driver who sustained back injury in a rear-end collision
  • $1.25 million dollar result for a permanently injured man and his family after he was crushed by a truck trailer
  • Confidential, wrongful death settlement on behalf of a woman who died in a dialysis facility due to medical negligence
  • Confidential settlement on behalf of a woman seriously injured as a result of a wrongly filled prescription
  • Confidential settlement on behalf of a woman, seriously injured in a fall in an unlit area without adequate lighting or signage
  • $1.8 Million settlement on behalf of a construction worker severely injured on a construction site
  • $1.15 million dollar settlement for worker who sustained catastrophic injuries in an unsafe workplace, 2013
  • $900-thousand dollar settlement on behalf of the family of a teenager, killed in a head-on auto accident
  • Confidential, wrongful death settlement on behalf of an elderly patient who died at a nursing home due to negligence

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Educational Background:

  • University of Nevada, B.A. Political Science, B.S. Accounting, 1985

Industry Groups

  • (2010-11 President) Oregon Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association For Justice
  • AMERICAN BOARD OF TRIAL ADVOCATES
  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • National Board Of Trial Advocacy
  • National Crime Victim Bar Association
  • Oregon Law Institute
  • Pound Civil Service Institute
  • Washington Association For Justice
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Office Location for Tom D'Amore

1050 SW 6th Ave
Suite 1100
Portland, OR 97204

Phone: 503.222.6333

Fax: 503-224-1895

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Last Updated: 4/16/2019

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