Nursing Homes No Longer Able to Force Arbitration

Near the end of September, the Department of Health and Human Resources promulgated a new rule that prohibits nursing homes that receive federal funding from requiring its residents to resolve disputes through arbitration. The agency reasoned that forced arbitration clauses found in nursing home contracts kept widespread patterns of elder abuse out of the public […]

Largest Facility in California Sued for Nursing Home Neglect

California’s largest chain of nursing homes is facing a lawsuit for elder abuse and nursing home neglect which resulted in the death of a patient in 2014. The case is only one of several complaints affecting other nursing home facilities operated by the same owner, including some on Oregon. Case of Nursing Home Neglect The […]

$725,000 Semi Truck Hit and Run Collision

Our client was traveling south on Highway 97 in Bend, Oregon. She was seated in the front passenger seat of her 2005 Jeep Cherokee, which was driven by her husband. They had come to a full stop at the traffic signal at the intersection of Highway 97 and Powers Road, behind a Ford F350 truck. […]

$4,400,000 Semi Truck Collision Verdict

Our client was driving his 1994 Honda Civic southbound on I-5 in the right lane just south of Custer Way, Tumwater, Washington. At the same time, an agent of Walgreens Oshkosh, Inc. (“Walgreens”) was driving a 2009 International semi-truck and trailer slightly behind him. It was dark and rainy. The semi was attempting to change […]

Argument Between Southeast Portland Neighbors Results in Wrongful Death Claim

Neighborly disputes are not uncommon, but what is uncommon is for them to turn fatal. Unfortunately for one Southeast Portland man, voicing his concern regarding a speeding neighbor ultimately ended his life. A few days before his death, Dean Anthony Kuntz visited the Landis residence and spoke to the wife about her husband’s speeding in […]

Bicyclist Sues City of Portland for Spine Injury

A bicyclist who suffered a spine injury in a 2013 road accident has recently filed a lawsuit against the City of Portland, the Oregon Department of Transportation and TriMet. The plaintiff, a 59-year old man, was riding home from work when a pickup driver struck him and drove off without stopping. The lawsuit does not […]

Man Sues Portland Club for Brain Injury

A man who was injured after a night out at a strip club is suing the club for damages arising from brain injury. The plaintiff went to the strip club together with three other business associates on the night of the incident. However, the night ended badly with the plaintiff and a female companion suffering […]

Proving Damages in a Slip-and-Fall Case

Slip and fall accidents can result in serious injuries. Oftentimes these injuries will prevent you from going back to work – perhaps for an extended period of time. So it is important to consult a personal injury attorney who can assist you in holding liable the party responsible for your accident.   You will have […]

Oregon Woman Dies in Car Crash: Driver Under Influence of Marijuana

The cause of a recent fatal crash on I-5 in Turnwater, Washington, has been discovered. The driver of the car that caused the auto accident was under the influence of marijuana. He has been charged with vehicular homicide and driving under the influence.   The man was driving at 5:39 in the morning at a […]

Towing Company Sued for Fatal Truck Accident

The family of a driver killed in a fatal truck accident on Highway 99W Southwest of Dundee has sued the towing company and its driver for wrongful death.   According to an Oregon state police report, the towing company’s Ford F6500 with a 21-foot bed stopped at a crossover on the highway near Trunk Road.  […]

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