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Stryker Hip Recall News Stories

KOBI Television Stryker Hip Recall Story – July 3, 2014 Hip-replacement lawsuits continue to increase locally By TERESA RISTOW July 3, 2014 for the Mail Tribune A Central Point man who had heavy metals enter his bloodstream from his hip-replacement device is joining nearly 100 others locally who have filed lawsuits against the device manufacturer. […]

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Occupational Exposure Case closed by Art Stevens

Art Stevens recently finished protracted litigation involving  a very technical “hard metal lung disease” case. The case was tried in the Oregon Workers Compensation system and, in the end, the employer/insurer did not choose to go to the Oregon Court of Appeals ,so the benefits to Mr. Young are finally established.  This  case demonstrates the […]

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Local Former School Teacher, District And Some Employees Face Lawsuit

EAGLE POINT, Ore.-A local school district, superintendent, principal and former teacher are all facing a lawsuit in federal court. The victims’ attorney, Tom Petersen with Black, Chapman, Webber & Stevens, said they are all to blame for the alleged molestation of two local girls. Joel Heller, a former teacher at a Little Butte Elementary School, […]

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New Allegations Against E.P. Schools, Former Teacher

By Sanne Specht Mail Tribune Link: http://www.mailtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130327/NEWS/303270343 A former Little Butte Elementary School teacher and counselor being sued for allegedly molesting young girls had a history of inappropriate behavior, according to sworn statements made by two former female students and a parent. The legal documents will be used as evidence to support a federal civil suit that alleges […]

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Jury Awards Justice To Suffering Sexual Abuse Victim

Today a Jackson County Jury awarded a client of Tom Petersen $750,000 as a result of sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of her chiropractor in 2010. Tom Petersen focuses on civilly prosecuting people who sexually abuse others. Mr. Petersen believes that justice was served by a jury that worked diligently to understand the effect that […]

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Tort Claim Filed In Alleged Sex Abuse Case

MEDFORD, Ore — This is an update to a story KTVL CBS News Channel 10is following. A Klamath Falls student’s lawyer (Tom Petersen) has put the school district and some of its employees on alert that he could file a lawsuit. The student says Kenneth Gardner sexually abused her multiple times. Gardner is a former […]

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Defense abruptly rests without calling Jerry Sandusky

By Kimberly Kaplan, NBC News, and M. Alex Johnson, msnbc.com Updated at 1:50 p.m ET: Lawyers for Jerry Sandusky abruptly rested their case Wednesday morning without calling the former Penn State University assistant football coach to the stand. Kimberly Kaplan of NBC News reported from Bellefonte, Pa. M. Alex Johnson is a reporter for msnbc.com. […]

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Amateur Athletic Union moves to protect young athletes from sex abuse

By Tim Ghianni NASHVILLE | Tue Jun 12, 2012 7:45pm EDT (Reuters) – The Amateur Athletic Union on Tuesday announced measures to protect young athletes from sexual abuse after allegations of abuse were raised last year against a former president of the nation’s largest youth sports organization. The steps resulted from six months of study by two […]

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Most job injury costs not paid by worker’s comp

UC DAVIS (US) —Workers’ compensation insurance is not used nearly as much as it should be to cover the multi-billion-dollar price tag for workplace illnesses and injuries in the United States. Instead, almost 80 percent of these costs are paid by employer-provided health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and other disability funds, employees, and other […]

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