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Wrongful Death
Landslide Deaths From Negligent Logging

Landslide Deaths From Negligent Logging

Landslide DeathsFrom Negligent Logging​Don Corson was the lead liability lawyer on multiple wrongful death and personal injury actions arising out of a deadly landslide in the Oregon Coast Range mountains. Clearcut logging operations on a state-identified high risk...

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House Fire: Death of Two Children

House Fire: Death of Two Children

House Fire Causes Death of Two Children​Don Corson represented the family of two young children who were killed in a fire at a rental home on the Oregon coast. The house had inadequate fire protection systems, and highly flammable interior wall coverings. Death cases...

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Aircraft Power Line Strike: Fatal Injuries

Aircraft Power Line Strike: Fatal Injuries

Aircraft Power Line Strike Fatal InjuriesDon Corson was a liability lawyer on a case involving a helicopter crash with unmarked high voltage transmission lines over a remote Oregon river valley. The helicopter was involved in a law enforcement drug eradication effort....

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Wrongful Death: Rafting Company Negligence

Wrongful Death: Rafting Company Negligence

Wrongful Death: Rafting Company NegligenceAutumn died at the age of thirty-three as a result of the negligence of a rafting company. She was a much- loved wife and mother to six children (including two step-children), and a highly respected sales representative at...

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Multiple Truck Collision: Wrongful Death of Child

Multiple Truck Collision: Wrongful Death of Child

Multiple Truck Collision Wrongful Death of ChildOne night in southern Douglas County, Oregon, thick smoke filled a long valley through which the Interstate 5 freeway travels. A nine year-old girl was in the back seat of her mother’s car, stopped behind a flatbed truck...

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Wrongful Death Caused by Exhausted Tow Truck Driver

Wrongful Death Caused by Exhausted Tow Truck Driver

Wrongful Death Caused by Exhausted Tow Truck Driver: $800,000 Recovery to Help the Surviving ChildrenA tow truck driver was so exhausted and sleepy that his customer offered to buy him a cup of coffee so he could stay awake on the road.  Driving while drowsy is an...

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Propane Gas System Case

Propane Gas System Case

Improperly Installed Propane Gas System Kills CoupleA couple was fatally burned after an improperly installed propane system spilled gas into their cabin and sparked a catastrophic fire. The couple had contracted with an installation company for a new propane hearth...

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Whitewater: Drowning Death Leads to Improved Safety Laws

Whitewater: Drowning Death Leads to Improved Safety Laws

Whitewater Drowning Death Leads to Improved Safety LawsA former University of Oregon Law School Dean was killed on the Rogue River during a professionally guided fishing trip. The fishing guide was taking him and another passenger in a drift boat through the Rogue’s...

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Allergy Medication Kills Healthy Woman

Allergy Medication Kills Healthy Woman

Allergy Medication Kills Healthy WomanDon Corson represented the family of a 45-year-old woman who had no history of heart disease but died suddenly and unexpectedly from cardiac arrhythmia.  With that condition, the electrical impulses that control the heart beat and...

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