On February 11, 2014, a 26 year old mother and her 9 year old daughter were killed in a two-vehicle collision on Turner Road SE in Salem, OR. The mother and her daughter were passengers in a vehicle which crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic and collided head-on with another vehicle. The driver and… Read more.
A Salem area massage therapist, Bryce Cioffi, has been charged with 26 counts of sex abuse in the third degree and 13 counts of invasion of personal privacy after a string of alleged inappropriate touching and viewing incidents involving his clients. His arrest was made public on February 19, 2014, and since that time at… Read more.
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.
A Medford gynecologist was found to be liable for medical malpractice after removing a healthy ovary and leaving a piece of plastic in a patient’s body during a 2007 surgical procedure. The doctor is now liable for more than $100,000 after a verdict was announced in U.S. District Court on November 14, 2013. This story… Read more.
A lawsuit filed in Umatilla County Circuit Court accuses a tour bus operator, driver, the State of Oregon and the Oregon Department of Transportation of negligence in the worst bus crash in Oregon in nearly 50 years. The lawsuit is seeking more than $800 million in damages for 12 individuals. This story originally appeared in… Read more.
During inspections of the facility, OSHA identified 17 violations at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical facility in White City, Oregon. OSHA issued notices for 10 serious violations, which occur when there is substantial probability that death or serious physical harm could result from a hazard about which the employer knew or should have… Read more.