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18-Wheeler Truck Collisions
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Car, Motorcycle, and Motor Vehicle Collisions
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7 New Oregon Vehicle Laws Effective January 1, 2018

Two years ago, the Oregon Supreme Court upheld a statutory cap on noneconomic damages in a case brought under the Oregon Tort Claims Act. Horton v. OHSU, 359 Or 168, 376 P3d 998 (2016). That decision has been characterized by some as eviscerating Oregon’s jury trial right under Article I, section 17 of the Oregon […]

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Catastrophic Injury
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Water Collision Causes Permanent Brain Injuries

Two years ago, the Oregon Supreme Court upheld a statutory cap on noneconomic damages in a case brought under the Oregon Tort Claims Act. Horton v. OHSU, 359 Or 168, 376 P3d 998 (2016). That decision has been characterized by some as eviscerating Oregon’s jury trial right under Article I, section 17 of the Oregon […]

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Insurance Disputes
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What Insurance Companies Don’t Want You to Know

Two years ago, the Oregon Supreme Court upheld a statutory cap on noneconomic damages in a case brought under the Oregon Tort Claims Act. Horton v. OHSU, 359 Or 168, 376 P3d 998 (2016). That decision has been characterized by some as eviscerating Oregon’s jury trial right under Article I, section 17 of the Oregon […]

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9 Rules Insurance Companies Play By

9 Rules Insurance Companies Play By

Most of us pay insurance premiums–auto, health, and home, to name a few–to protect us in the case of accidents or damages. We expect the insurance companies to pay for what their policies promise, whether it’s our insurance policy or the insurance of person’s or company’s who caused the injury. Who has the best coverage? The insurance company, not the policyholders.

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Nursing Home Negligence
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Nursing Homes are Overmedicating Residents to Keep Them Docile

Two years ago, the Oregon Supreme Court upheld a statutory cap on noneconomic damages in a case brought under the Oregon Tort Claims Act. Horton v. OHSU, 359 Or 168, 376 P3d 998 (2016). That decision has been characterized by some as eviscerating Oregon’s jury trial right under Article I, section 17 of the Oregon […]

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Tort Tips
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Tort Tips–May 2019

Two years ago, the Oregon Supreme Court upheld a statutory cap on noneconomic damages in a case brought under the Oregon Tort Claims Act. Horton v. OHSU, 359 Or 168, 376 P3d 998 (2016). That decision has been characterized by some as eviscerating Oregon’s jury trial right under Article I, section 17 of the Oregon […]

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Tort Tips: Compensation • Wage Statutes • Writ of Mandamus

Two years ago, the Oregon Supreme Court upheld a statutory cap on noneconomic damages in a case brought under the Oregon Tort Claims Act. Horton v. OHSU, 359 Or 168, 376 P3d 998 (2016). That decision has been characterized by some as eviscerating Oregon’s jury trial right under Article I, section 17 of the Oregon […]

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