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Defense verdict obtained in Clackamas County wrongful death case

Shareholders Dan Hasson and Chris Parker obtained a defense verdict for their clients, owners/founders of a non-profit animal sanctuary, following trial held in Oregon City, Oregon, in October 2016. The case involved a workplace fatality, for which the plaintiff estate sought damages exceeding $6 million. Dan and Chris…

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Oregon Supreme Court Reaffirms Broad Duty to Defend

Chris Parker The Oregon Supreme Court released its opinion in West Hills Dev. Co. v. Chartis Claims, Inc., 360 Or 650 (2016).  As reported in our May 2, 2016 blog post, this is an insurance coverage case in which the Court of Appeals recognized a broad duty to…

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