Wrongful death actions in Oregon

In Oregon, wrongful death actions are governed by statute. The people that may bring a wrongful death action include spouses, children and parents of the deceased. The action is brought by the personal representative of the decedent for the benefit of such person or persons. Also included are step children and step parents, and person(s) [...]

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What is “discovery” in a personal injury lawsuit?

In the American court system, once a lawsuit is filed, both sides are entitled to conduct discovery in order to find out facts that are related to the case. There are rules (called the rules of civil procedure) which govern discovery. The word “discovery” itself refers broadly to the procedures for requesting and ultimately requiring [...]