Tag Archives: Lawsuit

Women inmates file second suit against state prison doctor 

Women inmates file second suit Three inmates who claim they were sexually abused by a physician at the state women’s prison have filed a federal lawsuit against the doctor and two other medical staffers. The lawsuit filed this month in U.S. District Court names Dr. Robert W. Snider, and two other medical administrators, Dr. Steve […]
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 Oregon drops several defenses in billion-dollar timber lawsuit

Oregon’s lawyers have agreed to drop several defenses against a class action lawsuit brought by counties that seeks $1.4 billion for insufficient logging of state forests. Source: Oregon Local News – Oregon drops several defenses in billion-dollar timber lawsuit

Oregon drops several defenses in $1.4 billion timber lawsuit

Oregon’s government has agreed to drop several defenses against a class action lawsuit brought by counties that seeks $1.4 billion for insufficient logging of state forests. The State of Oregon has conceded that a class action lawsuit seeking $1.4 billion for insufficient timber harvests isn’t blocked by the statute of limitations. The state government has […]
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Disability Rights Lawsuit – OPB’s Think Out Loud

A class action lawsuit filed against the Oregon Department of Human Services claims the agency violated the constitutional rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities when it made some recent cuts to in-home services. We talk to two of the plaintiffs and a lawyer for Disability Rights Oregon, the advocacy group representing them in […]
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Irrigators file lawsuit over Klamath refuge restrictions 

Multiple irrigators claim the federal government’s plans for two Klamath-area national wildlife refuges unlawfully restrict farmed acres and agricultural practices. In the final days of the Obama administration, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued plans for managing several refuges in the Klamath basin over the next 15 years. Source: Irrigators file lawsuit over Klamath […]
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State to pay $1.3 million to official ousted after Cover Oregon fiasco

The state has agreed to pay $1.3 million to one of the architects of the Cover Oregon website disaster to head off a threatened wrongful termination lawsuit. Source: State to pay $1.3 million to official ousted after Cover Oregon fiasco | OregonLive.com