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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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Tips for Engaging in a Battle of the Forms

When defending a client against a breach of contract claim, the first questions to ask are whether the purported contract existed in the first place and whether the allegedly breached terms were part of that contract. At the outset, note that it is not always clear...

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Samantha Javier Earns Spot on 2021 Rising Stars Roster

MacMillan, Scholz & Marks is pleased to announce that Samantha Javier, an associate with the firm, was named to Super Lawyers’ annual Rising Stars list.  Samantha was recognized for her excellence in the area of construction litigation. This is the second year in...

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2020 Oregon Super Lawyers Roster Includes Megan Ferris

MacMillan, Scholz & Marks is pleased to announce that Megan Ferris was selected to Oregon Super Lawyers magazine’s 2020 list of the top attorneys in Oregon. She was recognized for her excellence in the area of construction litigation.  This is the fifth time that...

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