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Rains v. Stayton Builders Mart

June 23, 2017 | By R. Brendan Dummigan of Pickett Dummigan LLP

Kevin Rains was a construction worker injured when a board sold by Stayton Builders Mart, and constructed by Weyerhauser, broke underneath him. After a trial handled by Pickett Dummigan McCall attorney J. Randolph Pickett and Brian Whitehead of the Law Offices of Brian Whitehead, a jury awarded Kevin Rains $7 million in economic and non-economic […]

Lifesavers Conference

May 23, 2016 | By Pickett Dummigan LLP

Attorney Christopher Larsen was invited to speak at the Lifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety Priorities held April 3-5, 2016, in Long Beach, California. Speaking to a national audience of traffic safety professionals, Chris — along with Portland Police Officer James Sorensen and Trauma Nurse Joanne Fairchild – spoke about how they worked collaboratively with […]

End Distracted Driving

August 19, 2015 | By R. Brendan Dummigan of Pickett Dummigan LLP

Authored by Chris Larsen As the end of summer nears and kids go back to school, it’s time to redouble our efforts to end distracted driving. Distracted driving is doing anything that takes your attention away from driving. Many people think of driving while talking or texting on a cellphone as the main type of […]

Elder Abuse: A Growing Problem in Oregon

August 17, 2015 | By R. Brendan Dummigan of Pickett Dummigan LLP

Authored by Ashley McDonald, J.D. In Oregon, those sixty-five years of age or older are considered elders. As the number of elderly residents rises, so do reports of elder abuse. In 2014 alone there were 30,000 reports of elder abuse in Oregon. Elders are an especially vulnerable segment of society due to being perceived by […]

Taking the Bite Out of Bed Bugs

August 6, 2015 | By R. Brendan Dummigan of Pickett Dummigan LLP

*Authored by Ashley McDonald, J.D. Bed bug infestations are increasingly common in large cities across the United States. The Portland metropolitan area has become a prime location for bed bugs to thrive due to its large population and a steady flow of new residents resulting in a booming rental market. Unfortunately, many people affected by […]

Living on the Edge – The world of workplace slips, trips and falls.

July 22, 2015 | By R. Brendan Dummigan of Pickett Dummigan LLP

Authored by Roselyn Moore, Legal Assistant Some people come from long lines of farmers, others have law enforcement families and still more are proud army brats. I come from a construction family. My father and all five of my brothers are in the construction trade. Where other families might pull out family recipes or tell […]

Como encontrar el mejor abogado – Parte. I – Es todo acerca SUYO

June 26, 2015 | By R. Brendan Dummigan of Pickett Dummigan LLP

Hay más de un millón de abogados en los Estados Unidos y ese número crece cada año. Con tantos abogados en el mercado, es muy difícil seleccionar a través de ellos para encontrar quienes son los mejores. En esta serie de blogs, espero poder darles una perspectiva interna de las cualidades y rasgos que hay […]

How to find the best attorney – Pt. I – It’s all about YOU

June 25, 2015 | By R. Brendan Dummigan of Pickett Dummigan LLP

An inside perspective by Ron K. Cheng There are over a million attorneys in the United States and their numbers grow every year. With so many attorneys on the market, it can be difficult to sort through all of them to find out who the best lawyers actually are. In this blog series, I hope […]

Recent findings about medical devices are hard to swallow.

June 23, 2015 | By R. Brendan Dummigan of Pickett Dummigan LLP

The Department of Justice is investigating a series of infections connected with duodenoscopes manufactured and sold by Olympus Medical Systems. Duodenoscopes are tools used by medical professionals to diagnose and treat problems in the small intestine. These scopes are inserted through the mouth and down into the digestive system until it gets to where doctors […]

Pickett Dummigan LLP Goes Green, the Brown Way

June 17, 2015 | By R. Brendan Dummigan of Pickett Dummigan LLP

Authored by Roselyn Moore* I am happy to announce that Pickett Dummigan LLP is not only a leader on the legal front but we are also taking steps to become more environmentally conscious too. That’s right; we are going green, the brown way. Starting in June, we will begin composting our food scraps, including coffee […]