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  • Paulson Coletti Sponsors Two Athletes at 2015 CrossFit Games

    || 19-Jun-2015

    Paulson Coletti is proud to sponsor two athletes at the 2015 CrossFit games – Carleen Mathews and Jessica Core. Paulson Coletti is sponsoring two athletes who will be participating in the 2015 CrossFit games in Carson, California from July 21-26. Carleen Mathews (owner of CrossFit St. Helens) and Jessica Core just spent a week at CrossFit One in Boston for a training camp specifically for ...
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  • Takata Airbag Recall Lawsuits

    || 3-Jun-2015

    Were you injured by a defective Takata-made airbag? The Portland personal injury attorneys at Paulson Coletti are accepting cases for individuals who were injured by defective airbags manufactured by Takata. Approximately 34 million vehicles have been recalled thus far, making this the largest auto-related recall in history. Takata’s initial airbag recall was about half the size, affecting ...
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  • How to Get the Most Out of Your Free Consultation

    || 2-Jun-2015

    Many personal injury lawyers offer “free consultations” or at least a free initial phone call to discuss your potential case. Learn how to get those most out of these meetings. If you were injured through no fault of your own, you may be considering retaining an attorney. The best way to find out whether you have a case is through an initial consultation with a lawyer experienced in ...
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  • New Wave of Bird Flu in U.S. Poses "Low Threat"

    || 20-May-2015

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that the H5 bird flu that is currently sweeping through poultry farms nationwide poses no health issue to the public. A new wave of bird flu has affected 40% of states along with tens of millions of birds, says the CDC, but the disease poses a low threat to the public. The strain of flu, known as H5 bird flu, has not yet been detected in any ...
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  • Teladoc: Convenient, but Bad for Patient Safety

    || 13-May-2015

    Teladoc has been in hot water with the Texas Medical Board recently. The Board is imposing additional regulations to protect patients from the risk of inaccurate diagnoses. “How can a physician make an accurate diagnosis when they have no objective diagnostic data?” – That’s a great question, Texas Medical Board. We’re glad you asked. Teladoc is the nation’s ...
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  • Doctors, Insurance Coverage, and the Importance of Trusting Your Physician

    || 6-May-2015

    When doctors leave health plans, patients can be left scrambling to find a new physician. Finding the right doctor can be difficult enough, but getting to know that doctor and trusting them is even harder. How can you develop a relationship of trust with a new physician? It can take years to find the right doctor, and even years after that to feel like you have a solid relationship with that ...
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  • 60% of Pest Control Techs Find Bedbugs in Nursing Homes

    || 29-Apr-2015

    Recent data reveals that poor sanitation in U.S. nursing homes may be worse than we first thought. Last year, three out of five pest control technicians reported finding bed bugs in nursing homes, a 46% increase from the year prior. More than half of all nursing homes may be infested with bed bugs, report pest control technicians – and nursing homes might not be the only problem. Many ...
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  • Trek Bicycles Recalled, At Least 3 Riders Injured

    || 23-Apr-2015

    Nearly one million Trek brand bicycles are being recalled over a safety hazard that resulted in one bicyclist becoming paralyzed. Trek has issued a recall of nearly one million of its bicycles for a defective component. According to reports, a quick release lever on the bicycle can get in the way of the brakes, which in turn causes the wheel to stop and even detach completely from the bike while ...
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  • Jury Awards $48 Million in Motrin Injury Case

    || 22-Apr-2015

    A man who developed Stevens-Johnson syndrome after using Motrin has been awarded $48 million by a jury in Los Angeles. Stevens-Johnson syndrome is more than just a rash. At worst, it’s life threatening. At best, it’s debilitating. Christopher Trejo developed this tragic condition after using Motrin, the brand name for ibuprofen, as a teenager. The suit that was initially filed against ...
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  • Why Cars Catch Fire After Accidents

    || 20-Apr-2015

    If you’ve ever wondered why some cars ignite after a collision, this article will explain the different factors involved in vehicle fires. 1. Crumple Zones Two sections of any given vehicle is designated the “crumple zone” – the front and rear. These are the two sections of a car that are most prone to “crumple” in the event of a car accident. Although most ...
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  • Paulson Coletti Supports the Innocence Project Clinic Fund

    || 16-Apr-2015

    Paulson Coletti is passionate about justice. One way we can be a part of that mission for justice is by supporting organizations like the Innocence Project – a national litigation and public policy organization committed to securing justice through reform. Paulson Coletti is a proud supporter of the Innocence Project Clinic Fund for the University of Virginia School of Law. This year-long ...
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  • The Effects of a Slip & Fall on the Spine

    || 20-Mar-2015

    Slip, trip and fall accidents can have serious effects on the spinal column. Advanced imaging shows the difference between pre and post-fall lumbar scans. Slip and fall accidents can occur virtually anywhere. Injuries range from mild to permanently debilitating. Paulson Coletti’s Portland personal injury lawyers represent individuals who have been wrongfully injured in these types of ...
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  • 6 Benefits of Calling an Accident Lawyer

    || 12-Mar-2015

    Were you involved in an auto accident? Are you suffering from pain and discomfort after a collision? If you were in a motor vehicle accident and the insurance company is pushing you to settle, we advise calling an accident lawyer. 1. They’ll Deal with the Insurance Company for You Insurance companies deal with multiple car accident claims every day. It is important to remember that insurance ...
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  • What Is Erb's Palsy?

    || 2-Mar-2015

    For parents of children born with this condition, the devastating effects of Erb’s palsy are all too familiar. Erb’s palsy is a type of birth defect that affects the neck, arm, hands and fingers. Erb’s is a specific type of brachial plexus palsy. Not all cases of Erb’s palsy are the result of some type of medical negligence, but some are. Continue reading for a breakdown of ...
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  • Saddle Bag Catches In Wheel, Causes Catastrophic Motorcycle Crash

    || 17-Feb-2015

    A motorcyclist is in critical condition after his bag caught in the wheel of his bike, causing him to lose control. The man was on a day-long ride to eastern Oregon. On Sunday just outside of Warm Springs, four motorcyclists witnessed their friend go down in a catastrophic crash. One of the motorcyclists said he saw the saddle bag slip off his friend’s bike and get caught in the wheel, ...
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