Striving for Better Health Care

I don’t think you’d get many arguments from anyone that our nation’s health care system could use some help. So many are uninsured, and even those who are insured can’t always decipher their policies. HMO, PPO, copay, out-of-network, it’s hard to tell what’s what, and it’s just as confusing for the billing departments at hospitals… read more

Small Bites | Personal Injury Blog

In a recent post we discussed Senate Bill 311, which proposes to increase liability caps on public agencies. Well, the Oregon Senate approved the bill, and now it will head to the House for a vote. Back in August 2008, a small plane crashed into a house in the coastal town of Gearhart, killing five… read more

Will Oregon Tort Caps Increase?

Last week, the Oregon Senate Judiciary Committee approved SB 311 — a proposal to increase tort caps on public agencies, such as state entities and OHSU. The bill will now go to the House and Senate. Under old laws, the liability caps on public bodies was $200,000. Under the new proposal, the state damages cap… read more