Two Killed in Wintry Truck-Related Crash

The new year has started with a cold spell here in Oregon with temperatures well below average and the roads icier than usual. Unfortunately these icy conditions have also increased the number of accidents our state has experienced, many of them being fatal. For example, in mid-December 2016 a 2006 Toyota 4runner was traveling west […]

Employee Fired after Reporting Suspected Nursing Home Neglect

A former nursing assistant who worked in a Portland nursing home has filed a lawsuit against the facility after she was allegedly fired because she reported patient neglect. The former employee states that while she was on leave with the flu, other employees at the facility failed to provide proper care for her patient. When […]

Cyclist Dies in SE Portland Accident

A female cyclists tragically lost her life in a bicycle-related accident in early August 2016. According to witness statements and other evidence collected at the scene, the cyclist was traveling at 30 to 35 mph northbound on Mount Scott Boulevard when she made a westbound turn at the interchange at 112th Avenue. The driver of […]

Couple Recovers Damages Following Restaurant Slip-and-Fall Accident

A Pennsylvania jury recently awarded approximately $1.2 million in damages to a woman who injured her left knee as a result of a slip and fall accident in a famous bread restaurant. The plaintiff claimed that she slipped on a greasy substance while walking towards the restaurant’s restroom and landed on her knees. The fall […]

Jury Awards Damages against Toy Maker and Distributor for Child’s Brain Injury

A toy manufacturer and its distributor were recently ordered to pay damages in connection with a young child’s brain injury. The jury award is reportedly the first in several similar lawsuits involving a toxic toy that was manufactured in China. Toxic Toy Beads The toy is a craft kit with tiny candy-colored beads that children […]