Host liability under Oregon dram shop law

The Oregon Supreme Court recently decided the case of Decard v. Bunch. In the September, 2015 opinion, the Court further explained the impact of Oregon’s dram shop statute on host liability for an intoxicated guest that ends up causing injuries in a foreseeable manner. Oregon’s dram shop statute, which is a liquor liability statute, is [...]

Uninsured motorist coverage claims

In Oregon, a every motor vehicle bodily injury liability policy must contain uninsured motorist coverage in an amount of at least $25,000. The amount must be the same as the limit for bodily injury liability, unless the insured elects lower limits, but the amount must at least be the minimum required.  The coverage is actually [...]

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