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A gavel on a desk, representing the recent ruling in the Oregon Supreme Court regarding out of state defective products manufacturers' liability

Out-of-State Defective Products Manufacturers Subject to Their Home State Time Limits

When an Oregonian suffers injury because of a defective product–a car, an industrial machine, a consumer product–the product manufacturer and seller is responsible for paying…

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Construction equipment moving beside a damaged concrete sidewalk. Closures of sidewalks and bike lanes for construction are dangerous and often avoidable, and the state of Oregon could be doing more to protect non-motorized road users.

Protecting Sidewalks and Bike Lanes from Disruption by Construction

The other day I was driving along Tualatin Valley highway during afternoon rush hour. Both lanes in each direction were filled with cars. As I…

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Cynthia Newton, a Portland personal injury attorney who specializes in medical malpractice cases, sitting at her desk at Thomas, Coon, Newton & Frost answering commonly asked questions about medical malpractice cases and what people should do if they believe medical malpractice happened to them.

Navigating Medical Malpractice Cases in Oregon: An Interview with Cynthia F. Newton

Medical malpractice occurs when a hospital, doctor, or other healthcare provider (e.g. nurse, nurse practitioner, dentist, physician’s assistant, naturopath, nurse anesthetist) makes a mistake that…

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Calculating whether Jessie Chu was entitled to vocational assistance in the state of Oregon was complicated due to her three jobs. The Oregon Court of Appeals recently issued a ruling in Chu v SAIF.

Workers Compensation: Vocational Assistance for a Worker with THREE JOBS?

What happened to Jessie Chu? Jessie Chu had three jobs at the time she was injured: a full-time position as a jewelry salesperson at Fred…

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TCNF's logo with the scales of justice

Hidden Costs in "Low Cost" Crossbikes?

Portland’s inner eastside contains an extensive network of neighborhood greenways: low traffic side streets that encourage bike traffic by including sharrow pavement markings, bike-specific wayfinding signs,…

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