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Nursing Homes — Abuse Reporting

Nursing Homes — Abuse Reporting

Unfortunately, neglect and abuse of nursing home residents is all too common. Here in Oregon, the first step is to report suspected abuse or neglect to state authorities. Oregon law protects the confidentiality of all people reporting abuse and anyone who reports suspected abuse in good faith.

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Oregon Law Clarifies Elder Abuse Reporting

Oregon Law Clarifies Elder Abuse Reporting

The Elder Abuse Bill (House Bill 4151 in 2014, which amended several parts of the Oregon Revised Statutes) was passed by the Oregon Legislature based on the efforts of the Elder Abuse Work Group, which included our firm’s Lara Johnson.

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Elder Abuse Reporting

Elder Abuse Reporting

This segment of The Law and You features personal injury trial lawyer Lara Johnson encouraging reporting of abuse of elderly clients in care facilities or private homes.

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No Excuse for Elder Abuse

No Excuse for Elder Abuse

This segment of The Law and You features Eugene, Oregon personal injury trial lawyer Lara Johnson discussing a movement in Oregon that helps protect elderly citizens from abuse or neglect.

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Calculation of Losses Not “Frivolous”

Calculation of Losses Not “Frivolous”

 This segment of The Law and You features personal injury trial lawyer Lara Johnson explaining why personal injury lawsuit claim amounts may sometimes seem large. TRANSCRIPT JOEL: This is Joel Block for The Law and You with Eugene attorney, Lara Johnson. Lara, there...

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Oregon’s Mental Health Care Act

Oregon’s Mental Health Care Act

This segment of The Law and You features personal injury trial lawyer Lara Johnson discussing the new Oregon law that requires health insurance companies to provide stronger mental health coverage in their group plans. TRANSCRIPT JOEL: This is Joel Block for The Law...

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Your Right to Access and Amend Your Medical Records

Your Right to Access and Amend Your Medical Records

This segment of The Law and You features personal injury trial lawyer Lara Johnson discussing your right to your own medical records. TRANSCRIPT JOEL: This is Joel Block for The Law and You with Eugene attorney Lara Johnson. Lara, there have been many laws passed to...

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