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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, Petersen & 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 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 Joel […]

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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 workers’ 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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