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Danger of Pesticides to Children in Homes and Schools

Pesticides have become the first choice for many people when they see spiders, mice or insects. Even when properly applied, pesticides can still affect people. Asthma and other respiratory problems related to pesticides are increasing. Pesticides can end up in our lakes and rivers, killing the fish and polluting the water.

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Defective Generic Pharmaceutical Medication

Too often, a prescription medication is made into a generic version without updating information about adverse reactions. We represented a teenager who had a severe, life-threatening adverse reaction to a generic broad-spectrum antibiotic, minocycline, which had been prescribed for her acne. The manufacturer of the generic drug knew of problems with the medication that were […]

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Defective Child Car Restraint Seat: Quadriplegia

Don Corson represented a three-year old Central Oregon girl who was restrained in a booster-style child car seat in the back seat of her family’s car. An oncoming car lost control on the volcanic grit left by the highway maintenance trucks, crossed the centerline, and struck the family’s car nearly head-on.

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Defective Automobile Tire: Wrongful Death

Don Corson represented an Oregon widow and her four children in a $1.87 million federal wrongful death case. The jury returned a unanimous verdict against the manufacturer of a defective tire that exploded, causing a fatal collision. Prosecution of the case involved extensive investigation, working with law enforcement agencies, mechanical engineers, experts in tire design, […]

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