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  • Paulson Coletti Sponsors Oregon Women Lawyers Annual Dinner

    || 5-Feb-2016

    Paulson Coletti is proud to be one of the sponsors for the 24 th Annual Roberts-Deiz Awards Dinner. Paulson Coletti is one of the sponsors for the Oregon Women Lawyer’s annual awards dinner. Two awards will be announced at the dinner, one of which is the Justice Betty Roberts Award that Attorney Jane Paulson was the recipient of in 2015. The dinner will be held on March 11 at the Portland ...
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  • Seeking an Increase in Oregon's Wrongful Death Cap

    || 4-Feb-2016

    When a person dies because of someone else’s negligent actions or because of a medical error, the family of that person may be able to seek compensation. This is called a wrongful death claim. Unfortunately, this area of law can be quite complex because there are some restrictions of which families need to be aware. One of the issues a family may encounter is Oregon’s wrongful death ...
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  • Safety Tips for Trekking Oregon's Best Outdoor Destinations

    || 4-Feb-2016

    Portlanders are notorious for their love of outdoor adventures. There is so much to do and the website ShareOregon is just a small example of this! This site allows users to share adventures — such as the Tree to Tree Adventure Park or kayaking across Sturgeon Lake — and help others find some of the best destinations in Portland and all of Oregon. It is important to remember, though, ...
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  • When Choosing a Lawyer, Go with the Best

    || 27-Jan-2016

    As an injury victim, you have the right to legal representation after a negligence-related accident. At Paulson Coletti, we recognize that individuals who have been injured in an accident may deal with mounting medical bills, rehabilitation costs, and lost wages from the inability to work. Our Portland personal injury lawyers also know that this is a difficult time in your life. While you should ...
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  • Honoring Justice Betty Roberts

    || 27-Jan-2016

    If you don’t know who Betty Roberts is, you should. Betty Roberts was the first woman on the Oregon Supreme Court, as well as the first woman on the Oregon Court of Appeals. Justice Roberts passed away on June 25, 2011, but her legacy will live on for years to come. Justice Roberts was instrumental in pivotal legislation during her career, such as passing Oregon’s first legalized right ...
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  • Oregon Car Accident Leaves Man Dead

    || 20-Jan-2016

    On Tuesday, January 13, a man was killed in a two-car accident while traveling on Oregon 211 in Clackamas County. According to the reports, the deceased man, 77-year-old Robert Layton, and his passenger, Donna Layton, were traveling west on Oregon 211 when the collision happened. The passenger was taken to the hospital with critical injuries. Emergency crews responded around 10:00 a.m. ...
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  • Portland's List of Top Doctors & Nurses

    || 12-Jan-2016

    Whether you are just signing up for medical insurance or you are already receiving treatment and just want a change, picking the right doctor and nurse is very important. Your choice will directly affect the type of care you receive. Does the doctor you choose have a good reputation? Have they had any disciplinary action against them? These are the things you will want to know before proceeding. ...
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  • Move Forward this New Year and Hold Negligent Parties Accountable

    || 6-Jan-2016

    It is a brand new year and our team at Paulson Coletti is just as driven as ever to help injury victims hold negligent parties accountable for their actions. We know that many injured individuals feel as though there is no hope and that they cannot do anything to remedy their situation. However, with the new year comes signs of restored chances and our Portland injury attorneys want to help you ...
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  • Happy New Year from Paulson Coletti

    || 30-Dec-2015

    At Paulson Coletti, we are all about celebrating the things that matter most, including the New Year. This is a time to reflect on the past year, make plans for the next one, and spend some quality time with your loved ones. We are proud of what we accomplished in 2015 and look forward to doing even more this upcoming year. Our clients’ well-being is our main concern. This is why our team ...
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  • The Third Anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

    || 14-Dec-2015

    Today, December 14, 2015, is the third anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. It was a tragic event that took the lives of 20 children and six adults in Newtown, Connecticut. Adam Lanza, a 20-year-old man, took three guns and a military vest from his home in the morning on the day of the incident and at around 9:30 a.m., authorities received their first report of a shooting. ...
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  • Head Injuries in Youth Sports

    || 8-Dec-2015

    Last year, our team posted a blog discussing the initiative by the New York Giants in an attempt to help high schools improve the way they handled football-related head injuries. The chairman of the Giants, Steve Tisch, had made a $1.2 million dollar donation to the public high schools in the New York City area with the hopes of improving safety. This was due to the number of head injuries ...
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  • 7 Tips for Driving Safely in Winter Conditions

    || 1-Dec-2015

    It is evident that Portland and the rest of Oregon can experience harsh weather conditions throughout the winter. If you are someone who has to travel, this can make for a difficult obstacle. As if there were not enough dangers on the road, the addition of snow and ice can make things much more complicated when driving. It is important to understand what to do on the road and ways to avoid ...
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  • Celebrating Movember

    || 24-Nov-2015

    You may have noticed the large number of men growing mustaches and facial hair during the month of November. This is because, for roughly a decade, men have designated this month as either Movember or No Shave November. While you may think this is just a way for men to explore their looks with extreme amounts of facial hair, it is much more than that. The month-long event—during which men ...
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  • Understanding Intubation Errors

    || 18-Nov-2015

    When emergencies arise and paramedics are called upon for medical assistance, they must make some crucial decisions in the field. Depending on the severity of the situation and the condition that an injured individual is in, there are various actions that may be taken to help remedy any potential dangers. Paramedics are tasked on making the difficult, quick decisions that could be the difference ...
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  • How to Detect a Medication Error

    || 9-Nov-2015

    It is an unfortunate situation, but medication errors are all too common in the medical field. There are a number of causes for this, but it is important that medical professionals are held accountable. They are responsible for protecting patients, thus prescribing the wrong medication, the wrong dosage, or conflicting medications can be dangerous. This can be considered medical malpractice. ...
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