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For more than 40 years, our firm has focused almost exclusively on litigation, including insurance defense, subrogation, construction defense, and insurance coverage analysis. Across the Pacific Northwest in state, federal, and appellate courts, arbitration and mediation, our team is driven to deliver the highest quality advocacy and counsel at a reasonable cost.






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Legal Briefs & News

Shotgun Tenders – Is the Cost Worth It?

In the complex landscape of multi-party construction defect litigation, tendering to all applicable insurers is a must, and the Additional Insured tender pick-up is the most desired outcome. Like any coveted commodity, accessibility is generally restricted. No matter...

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Oregon: Non-Economic Damages Cap Update & Analysis

ORS 31.710(1) provides for a cap of $500,000 on noneconomic damages. On its face, the statutory cap applies to personal injury cases and wrongful death cases. Until 2016, case law held that the cap was unconstitutional when applied to common-law personal injury claims...

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