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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

August 26, 2014 | By R. Brendan Dummigan of Pickett Dummigan LLP

On August 25, 2014, the Attorneys and Staff of Pickett Dummigan LLP participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in honor of their former building engineer, Ray Allen. Ray passed away from ALS complications last year on July 3, 2013. In memory of his life and the legacy he left with his family and friends […]

If you can’t take the heat, stay out of the danger.

August 13, 2014 | By R. Brendan Dummigan of Pickett Dummigan LLP

Portland has been experiencing a recent string of hot weather. Some of these hot and muggy days have set records that may literally have some people fainting. The danger of heat exposure goes beyond feeling light-headed. In many cases it has led to serious injury and death. Just a few months ago, two small children […]

Beware of Drinking Swill

August 5, 2014 | By R. Brendan Dummigan of Pickett Dummigan LLP

The seasonal beer “Swill” has been found to explode in the bottles they come in. “Swill” is a fruit beer made by 10 Barrel Brewing Company in Portland, Oregon. These beer bottle explosions can send shards of glass flying into the air. Although there have been no reported serious injuries, consumers have had close calls […]