Multnomah County Court Judge Henry Kantor today threw out a lawsuit today that Oracle America Corp., filed in February against five political consultants. Read article.
Steve Berman’s article on risks with pursuing both legal and equitable claims in breach of contract cases was published in the Spring 2015 edition of the Oregon State Bar’s Litigation Journal. Read article.
The state wants to get healthcare providers and health insurance companies on board with uniform new approaches toward paying for primary care. Collaborative supporters kept some protections from antitrust laws, but Sen. Shields also won concessions in a compromised new version of SB 231. Read article.
Elder financial abuse is the theft or conversion of money or other property by caregivers, relatives or other people. The number and complexity of elder financial abuse reports has grown significantly over the past decade. Indeed, recent research by the National Center on Elder Abuse and The MetLife Mature Market Institute® shows elder financial exploitation is widespread, costly and sometimes deadly. Read article.
Sen. Chip Shields was unsuccessful in his attempts to block anti-trust immunity to CCOs and long-term care facilities, but now, with the backing of the FTC, he’s trying to stop granting similar protections to health insurers discussing primary care payment models. Read article.
"Precision Castparts unfairly gives Bank of America authority to approve who serves on its board of directors, according to a suit filed Friday in Multnomah County Circuit Court." Read more about this story as reported in the Portland Business Journal. Keith Ketterling and Keith Dubanevich represent the plaintiff in this lawsuit.
Stoll Berne wants to hear from consumers who believe they have been scammed by herbal supplement makers, as a precursor to a possible class action law suit. Read more as reported in the Portland Business Journal. Please contact us if you believe you have purchased these mislabeled herbal supplements.