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May 28, 2015

Feazle-Hurt v. Target Corp., 3:12–CV–00997–AC, 2013 WL 5797601 (D. Or. Oct. 28, 2013) Why This Case Is Important This case recognizes and reinforces the burden plaintiffs must meet when claiming negligence in a slip-and-fall case.   Feazle-Hurt v. Target clarifies two important points:  First, under Oregon law, the requirement that a substance involved in a slip-and-fall...

May 28, 2015

OR. LEGIS. 469 (2013), 2013 Oregon Laws Ch. 469 (S.B. 46) Why This Senate Bill Is Important Starting January 1, architects and engineers will enjoy a shorter exposure period to tort claims arising from large commercial projects.  Oregon Senate Bill No. 46 amends ORS 12.135, shortening the repose period for claims against architects and engineers...

May 28, 2015

Every year at this time we look back at the cases, studies and other developments which have impacted mold personal injury litigation over the last twelve months. It has now been more than twelve years since the Ballard case in Texas first focused the media’s attention on mold as the subject of civil litigation. The...

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