Tag Archives: Lawsuits

UHS serves notice it will sue OHA over ‘anti-competitive collusion’

State of Oregon Employees: Please contact the State Library for access to this premium story from the Portland Business Journal. Email: library.help@state.or.us or call 503-378-8800. OHA denied Universal Health Services’ application for a 100-bed psychiatric hospital in Wilsonville. Now UHS is fighting back. Universal Health Services Inc. served notice that it plans to file an […]
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Shown the door, older workers find bias hard to prove

For more than four decades, manufacturing was the only work Donetta Raymond knew. Fresh from high school, she followed her father to the factory floor because, she said, “It was the best-paying job around.”Starting as a sheet metal mechanic, Raymond found plenty of work in her hometown, Wichita, Kansas, home to famous names in aviation […]
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Lawsuits could force feds to pay Obamacare insurers

The companies claim the federal government owes them billions from a program meant to stabilize Obamacare marketplaces. A pending court decision could force the Trump administration to pump billions of dollars into Obamacare insurers, even as the president threatens to let the health care law “implode.” Health insurers have filed nearly two dozen lawsuits claiming […]
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Family sues ODOT after tree crushes man in gorge

$2.25 million sought from Oregon Department of Transportation after June 2015 incident near Latourell Falls. The family of a man crushed to death by a falling tree on the Historic Columbia River Highway near Corbett has filed a $2.25-million lawsuit against the Oregon Department of Transportation. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Family sues ODOT after […]
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State hiding communication plan in FamilyCare battle

Oregon Health Authority heavily redacts documents about its fight with the health care provider released in response to a public records request Source: Pamplin Media Group – State hiding communication plan in FamilyCare battle

Health services group sues OHA

NEWCO Oregon files lawsuit against Oregon Health Authority due to continued delay of certificate of need process Source: Pamplin Media Group – Health services group sues OHA

Mongols motorcycle club member wins $1,001 in lawsuit against state agency

Justin DeLoretto is both a Mongols motorcycle club member and a recent recipient of a master’s degree in social work from George Fox University in Newberg. And he’s now claiming victory in a lawsuit that he filed in March against the Oregon Youth Authority, the state agency that he says fired him from an unpaid […]
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Portland joins Seattle in lawsuit against Trump 

Portland has joined Seattle in a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s executive order that threatened to withhold federal funding from sanctuary cities that refuse to help federal immigration enforcement. The northwest cities are seeking a declaration that they are abiding by federal law and asserting that the Trump administration’s threat to withhold federal funds is […]
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Family of dad crushed by Columbia Gorge tree sues Oregon for $2.2 million

The family of a 27-year-old father of three who was instantly killed when a large tree fell onto the car he was driving along the Historic Columbia River Highway has filed a $2.2 million lawsuit against the state of Oregon. Jorge Figueroa’s family faults the Oregon Department of Transportation for failing to cut down the […]
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Family of man crushed by tree in Columbia River Gorge sues Oregon

The family of a Washington man killed when a tree fell on his car in the Columbia River Gorge seeks $2.2 million in a lawsuit against the state of Oregon. The suit filed Wednesday in Portland asserts the Oregon Department of Transportation has a duty to maintain trees along Highway 30, and the tree that […]
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