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Farm Equipment Accident: Tractor Defect Causes Brain Injury

A 19-year-old employee of a Lane County grass seed farm was part of a team bringing in the grass seed crop, using specialized tractors that cut the grass and pushed it through augers to form windrows. A co-worker, whose machine became jammed, had placed an unplugging wrench on the machine before the 19 year old was sent over to help get that tractor running again.

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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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