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Admitted Liability Commercial Truck Accident

Shareholder Heather Beasley tried an admitted liability commercial truck accident case in which the client’s 22-ton tractor/trailer combination, traveling 56 miles per hour, rear-ended plaintiff’s pickup truck and trailer, traveling 35 miles per hour. Plaintiff alleged an optic nerve injury, causing partial vision loss in his dominant eye, and…

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Best Practices in PIP Reimbursement — Oregon

Heather Beasley Unlike in Washington, a Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurer in Oregon has authority for recovery above and beyond a standard subrogation claim.  Oregon PIP recovery is governed by three separate statutory provisions, each giving the PIP insurer a different avenue of recovery.  However, the Oregon courts…

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