Tag Archives: Lawsuits

Third lawsuit filed in fatal scabies outbreak at SouthTowne Living Center

A third lawsuit has been filed against a Eugene residential care facility related to a severe scabies outbreak in 2016 that state authorities allege contributed to at least three patient deaths. Source: Third lawsuit filed in fatal scabies outbreak at SouthTowne Living Center – News – The Register-Guard – Eugene, OR

Ex-lawmaker files complaint against Brown’s top lawyer

A former state lawmaker has asked the Oregon State Bar to investigate whether Gov. Kate Brown’s top lawyer, Misha Isaak, violated professional rules for lawyers during a dispute over the independence of the state’s public records advocate.In a bar complaint filed Wednesday morning, Source: Ex-lawmaker files complaint against Brown’s top lawyer;

Oregon And Washington Attorneys General Oppose Purdue Pharma Deal, Say Sackler Family ‘Milked’ Billions From Company

“Importantly, Purdue’s valuation of the reported settlement does not come close to matching ours,” said Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson. Source: Oregon And Washington Attorneys General Oppose Purdue Pharma Deal, Say Sackler Family ‘Milked’ Billions From Company . News | OPB

Oregon, other states sue SEC, claim investors left behind by new rules

Seven states, including Oregon, and the District of Columbia have sued the Securities and Exchange Commission, saying the regulatory agency is putting investors in jeopardy by relaxing rules designed to ensure that securities brokers keep the interests of their customers ahead of their own. Source: Oregon, other states sue SEC, claim investors left behind by […]
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Oregon AG joins others in suing the EPA over toxic pesticide in food

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum on Monday asked to intervene in a proceeding filed last month in the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals by six Attorneys General against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for allowing chlorpyrifos, a pesticide that can harm infant and child neurological development, to contaminate common foods. Source: Oregon AG joins […]
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Convicted Oregon Department of Corrections officer sues state for racism

An Oregon State Penitentiary sergeant was accused of stealing almost $11,000 from the prison by falsifying his time cards. In turn, he accused prison officials of racism and filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Oregon Department of Corrections. Source: Convicted Oregon Department of Corrections officer sues state for racism

Oregon Attorney General Joins Lawsuit Against EPA Use Of Toxic Pesticides

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum Friday joined a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency for allowing a toxic pesticide in food. Rosenblum joined eight other attorneys general in the lawsuit filed last month in the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. The lawsuit is challenging the EPA’s decision to continue using the toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos […]
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An Oregon Vineyard Sued a Neighboring Cannabis Farm For Racketeering. A Judge Says The Case Might Have Merit.

A federal lawsuit against an Oregon cannabis farm will proceed after a  judge ruled that a neighboring vineyard’s racketeering complaint has merit. Source: An Oregon Vineyard Sued a Neighboring Cannabis Farm For Racketeering. A Judge Says The Case Might Have Merit. – Willamette Week

Alleged marijuana damage to grapes ruled plausible

A federal judge has ruled that an Oregon vineyard has plausibly alleged harm from a neighboring marijuana operation and may proceed with a racketeering lawsuit against it. Source: Alleged marijuana damage to grapes ruled plausible | Oregon | capitalpress.com

The Technology 202: Silicon Valley is facing a new enemy in antitrust push — state attorneys general

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. The Google lawsuit could be the leading edge. Silicon Valley doesn’t just have to worry about antitrust […]
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