Limited Oregon Court Access in Response to Coronavirus

By Joshua D. Feil, Attorney in the Litigation Practice Group On Friday, March 27, 2020, Oregon Supreme Court Chief Justice Martha clarified how Oregon State courts will operate as part of the state’s continuing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the form of a Chief Justice Order, Chief Justice Walters clarified which court processes must be

Year in Review: 2019’s Most Interesting and Frivolous Litigation

By David Briggs, Employment Law and Litigation Attorney and Daniel Reynolds, Litigation Attorney We scoured our inboxes and the internet to come up with some of the most ridiculous, entertaining and . . . let’s just say “creative” lawsuits from this year. If you’ve ever wondered by some TV commercials spend half their time airing

Litigation Claims Developments: Elder Abuse

By Erich M. Paetsch In 2013, an estimated 15 percent of Oregonians were 65 or older. By 2030, it is estimated that more than 20 percent of Oregonians will be 65 or older. Given the growing population of Oregonians 65 years or older, greater legislative and judicial attention has been placed on the needs of