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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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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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Announcing the TCNF.LEGAL Racing Team

TCNF is happy to announce our sponsorship of a local cycling team: TCNF.LEGAL Racing Team. The Portland-based team is composed of elite amateur junior and…

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A picture of someone using a level--workers like this were hurt by the change in the way WCD calculated time loss benefits for injured workers after the rule change in 2016-2017

State Forced to Change Bad Rule that Reduced Time-Loss Benefits for Injured Workers

When an injured worker cannot work due to a workplace injury, they are entitled to receive a wage replacement benefit called “time-loss.” This important benefit…

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