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Invasion of Personal Privacy

Today virtually everyone is carrying around cell phone/computers in their pockets, and has the ability to take pictures or videos at any time. This allows them to surreptitiously record images in locker rooms, bathrooms, bedrooms [...]

By |November 21st, 2016|Categories: Business Law, General|Comments Off on Invasion of Personal Privacy

Employers Should Consider Non-Solicitation Agreements

Non-solicitation agreements are very useful tools for many employers. A non-solicitation agreement contains language that prevents a departing employee from soliciting business from customers of the employer for a period of time. It may also [...]

By |October 22nd, 2016|Categories: Business Law, Confidentiality Agreement, General, Non-Competition, Non-Competition Agreement, Non-Solicitation Agreements|Comments Off on Employers Should Consider Non-Solicitation Agreements

Insurance Commission complaints provide new leverage in Oregon

Insurance commission complaints are subject to public disclosure beginning January 1, 2016. This will provide more transparency, and increase leverage against insurance companies that engage in unfair settlement practices. As background, there has existed in [...]

By |September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Business Law, General, Insurance Law, Insurance Legislation, Unfair Settlement Practices|Comments Off on Insurance Commission complaints provide new leverage in Oregon

Settling the personal injury claim

There are primarily four ways for settling the personal injury claim. First is by negotiation. Typically most personal injury attorneys will begin by sending a demand letter to the insurance carrier if known, or to [...]

By |September 16th, 2016|Categories: General, Personal Injury Law|Comments Off on Settling the personal injury claim

Pain and suffering damage cap unconstitutional

The Oregon Court of Appeals issued an opinion holding that the pain and suffering damage cap (noneconomic damage cap) violated the Oregon Constitution. In the opinion Vasquez v. Double Press Mfg., issued May 4, 2016, [...]

By |May 17th, 2016|Categories: Damage Cap, General, Injury Attorney, Noneconomic Damages, Pain And Suffering, Personal Injury Law|Comments Off on Pain and suffering damage cap unconstitutional