Representative Cases

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Over the past 35 years Thomas, Coon, Newton, & Frost have represented thousands of clients in personal injury, workers’ compensation, and social security cases. We represent the under-represented, working people who have been injured and are struggling to obtain fairness from the legal system. We treat our clients as individuals and make their struggles our struggles.

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Representative Cases

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Highway Paving Worker v. General Contractor and Flagging Contractor 2016

TCNF trial team Ray Thomas, Cynthia Newton and Jim Coon obtained a confidential settlement shortly before trial  for a father of two who was run over by a paving machine in the early morning hours on a highway construction project…
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Estate of Decedent v. Hospital and General Surgeon 2017 Umatilla County

TCNF trial attorney Cynthia Newton obtained a confidential 6-figure settlement on behalf of the four adult children of 62-year-old retired handyman who died following an attempted dilation of a colon blockage after 6 days’ conservative in patient treatment. During the colon…
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Executive and Family v. Hotel 2016 Washington State

TCNF partners Jim Coon and Cynthia Newton obtained a confidential 7-figure settlement on behalf of a corporate chief executive officer who was traveling on business for his employer and fell on a poorly marked and unlit step while checking into…
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Yokum v. SAIF, et al 1994

We won a workers’ compensation case on behalf of a painter for chronic encephalopathy (brain damage). The painter worked for seven different employers over a 15 year period.
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Irving v. Baugh Construction, et al 1994

$347,000 jury verdict in workers’ compensation third party case for sheet metal worker injured when scaffold collapsed at a construction project.
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Hodge v. Sullivan 1994

We won a federal decision preventing most offsets of state workers’ compensation awards against social security benefits in Oregon.
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