Oregon Supreme Court Allows Injured Workers To File Civil Actions Against Their Employers

Injured workers who found themselves without a remedy when their work injury claims were denied were given another option when the Oregon Supreme Court issued its opinion in Smothers v. Gresham Transfer, Inc. in May 2001. Terry Smothers filed an “occupational disease” claim for a lung disorder developed after exposure to fumes and mist containing sulfuric … Read more

Tips On Testifying In Court

A lawyer representing one of your patients has asked you to testify in court concerning the injury you treated. What does the lawyer expect of you? What can you expect of the lawyer? The context here is testimony in court before a jury in a personal injury lawsuit (not a deposition in a workers compensation … Read more