February 2016

Local Man Killed by an Uninsured Impaired Driver

A local man was driving between work sites when he was killed by a uninsured driver who crossed the center line and collided head-on with him. The other driver was found to be using methamphetamine, and was sentenced to prison. On the civil law side, the family thought they were left without any compensation because […]

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Policyholder Financial Abuse by Insurance Company

A retired Forest Service employee was riding his bicycle for exercise next to a rural road. An underinsured driver swerved onto the shoulder of the road and struck the bicyclist at more than 50 miles per hour. The bicyclist suffered serious leg fractures and shoulder injuries that required surgeries. After a settlement with the underinsured […]

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Jury Finds Health Care System Negligent

After a three-week trial, a Lane County jury assessed damages of $12.2 million against a multi-state health care system that caused severe brain damage to our client, Lee, by administering 18 times the prescribed dose of a powerful heart medication. As a result of the medication overdose, Lee’s heart stopped sending blood and oxygen to […]

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