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Lake Oswego freeway ramp flaw triggering crashes

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The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) recently discovered that a road joint, seaming together sections of the flyover ramp connecting northbound Interstate 5 and Highway 217, may be a factor in multiple car accidents. The problem area appears to be on the right side of the left lane, where the joint’s metal teeth are separating… Read more.

Hwy 22W crash near Salem – 1 dead, 3 injured

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On June 10, 2014, a two-vehicle collision occurred on Highway 22W near Doaks Ferry Road west of Salem, leaving one person dead and three others injured. The collision is believed to have occurred when a driver traveling westbound on Highway 22 made a left hand turn across oncoming traffic in an attempt to enter a… Read more.

Chicken products sold in Oregon are recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) recently announced that Foster Farms has recalled an undetermined amount of chicken products that may be contaminated with a particular strain of Salmonella.  The recall includes chicken products sold by retailers under Foster Farms or private label brand names with “use or freeze by”… Read more.

Medical Malpractice lawsuit: Judge retains jury’s $12 million verdict despite hospital’s argument to reduce award

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A Multnomah County Circuit Court judge ruled that a $12 million jury verdict, in favor of a boy who was severely injured at OHSU, should stand.  The judge’s decision came despite the hospital’s argument that the award should be reduced pursuant to a $3 million liability cap. The jury awarded the verdict as a result… Read more.