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Oregon Reaches $2.3 Million Settlement With Indian Drug Company

By Jim McCoy Tue 8th July Newslawsuitpresciption drugsRanbaxy
Oregon officials have reached a $2.3 million settlement with a generic drug manufacturer from India over allegations that it sold improperly manufactured prescription drugs in Oregon. The Oregon Department of Justice says it filed the settlement Tuesday with Ranbaxy Laboratories and two affiliated U.S. companies.Read More »

Lawsuit Would Block Sale Of Oregon Forest Lands

By Jim McCoy Mon 21st April NewsElliott State Forestlawsuit
Conservation groups have gone to court to block the sale of a portion of the Elliott State Forest to a private timber company. The lawsuit filed Monday in Lane County Circuit Court in Eugene argues that a 1957 law prohibits the state from selling any portion of the Elliott that had previously been part of a national forest.Read More »

Former NFL Star Sues Nike

By Jim McCoy Mon 14th April SportslawsuitNikeShawne Merriman
Former NFL linebacker Shawne Merriman is suing Nike for trademark infringement and unfair competition over its Lights Out apparel line. The suit, filed on behalf of Merriman's Lights Out Holdings LLC, was filed in U.S.Read More »

Victim Of Mazama Volleyball Coach Sues School District

By Jim McCoy Thu 30th January NewslawsuitRobert Thompson
A former Mazama High School student who was sexually abused by her volleyball coach seeks at least $1 million in a lawsuit filed against the coach, the Klamath County School District and several district employees. The Klamath Falls Herald and News (http://is.gd/oLfnY0 ) reports the lawsuit was filed Tuesday at the U.S. District Court in Medford. The victim is identified as Jane Doe.Read More »

Bus Crash Victims File Lawsuit

By Jim McCoy Thu 26th December Newsbus crashlawsuit
A British Columbia lawyer representing 12 victims from the 2012 charter bus crash on Interstate 84 near Pendleton filed a lawsuit Monday at the Umatilla County Courthouse seeking $700 million. The East Oregonian reports (http://bit.ly/19j0NhV ) the group is seeking a jury trial on accusations that tour operators were negligent.Read More »

Man Performing Community Service Sues County

By Jim McCoy Tue 1st October NewslawsuitTheodore Sussan
A man who suffered an eye injury clearing trails as part of court-ordered community service has sued Polk County, saying it failed to provide proper tools and safety equipment. The Salem Statesman Journal reports (http://stjr.nl/18pfgKK ) the suit filed in federal court in Portland by Theadore T.Read More »

Former Coos County D.A. Sues City of Coquille

The former district attorney of Coos County has sued the city of Coquille, its police chief and an officer over a disputed drunken driving arrest two years ago. The Eugene Register-Guard reports that Paul Burgett, who retired in 2007, was arrested in 2011, but the attorney general's office recommended not going through with the case. Burgett's blood alcohol level was .04 percent.Read More »

Occupy Portland Protester Files Suit Against City of Portland, Police

By Jim McCoy Tue 6th August NewsElizabeth NicholslawsuitOccupy Portland
A photograph of an Occupy Portland demonstrator blasted with pepper spray as she opened her mouth to shout at a police officer became a defining image of the monthlong encampment. Now, the woman in the photograph is in court to seek $155,000 in damages from the city of Portland, the officer who sprayed her and another she said put a baton to her throat. Jury selection in a civilRead More »

Fired Prisons Official Sues The State

The recently fired head of Oregon prison industries filed a $1.5 million lawsuit Tuesday against the Department of Corrections. Robert Killgore is suing the department in Marion County Circuit Court alleging wrongful discharge, discrimination and retaliation for whistle blowing. A Corrections spokeswoman, Liz Craig, told The Statesman Journal Director Colette Peters would not comRead More »

Crash Victims Suing ODOT

By Jim McCoy Tue 9th April Newsbus crashlawsuitODOT
Lawyers representing a survivor and the estates of three people killed in an Oregon tour bus crash last December are suing the Oregon Department of Transportation. The lawsuit says the department was negligent for failing to warn drivers of unsafe conditions and not adequately plowing and sanding snow.Read More »

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