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Oregon Man Injured by Leftover Acupuncture Needle Sues for $3M

A Portland, Ore. man has filed a lawsuit seeking more than $3 million from an acupuncturist he says left two needles in his skin, including one that later broke off and became embedded in his groin. The lawsuit says acupuncturist …

Oregon Husband of Pregnant Woman Killed in Crash Sues For $18M

The husband and the son of a pregnant woman who died in a rollover crash seek up to $18 million in a wrongful death lawsuit filed against three businesses, including the maker of a tire that blew during an Oregon …

M5.8 And M5.5 Quakes Strike Off Oregon Coast, No Damage

Two sizeable earthquakes struck off the coast of Oregon on Monday but officials say no tsunamis were triggered. A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck at 12:52 a.m. and a second quake measuring magnitude 5.5 hit at 4:46 a.m. Monday morning. Paul …

California Sandwich Maker Recalls 213,000 Pounds of Meat

Fast-food restaurant Lee’s Sandwiches has recalled 213,000 pounds of meat because it bore unauthorized United States Department of Agriculture marks of inspection, despite having not been inspected properly. The Orange County Register reported that chicken, beef and pork products were …

Oregon Hash Oil Maker Burned in Blast Sues Butane Businesses

A Portland, Ore. man burned when a hash oil operation exploded has filed an $11 million product liability suit against makers and distributors of the butane canisters he was using. The suit says 28-year-old Kevin Tveisme (TWEYES’-may) was burned over …

Suit Filed Over Oregon Worker Who Died After Using Bucket as Toilet

Relatives of an Oregon worker who died from carbon monoxide poisoning while defecating in the back of a company truck seek $4 million in a lawsuit filed against the man’s former employer and four other companies. The suit filed in …

Car Smashes Into Oregon Insurance Agency, Injures 2

Two men were hospitalized after one drove his car through an insurance agency’s front window in southeast Portland, Ore. KPTV-TV reported that surveillance video shows a white ford focus accelerating as it goes through the company’s front window Wednesday afternoon. …

Scientists: Western Migration Has Put 143M Americans in Quake-Prone Areas

More than 143 million people in the mainland states now live on shaky ground, earthquake scientists say. That’s because more people have moved into the quake-prone West Coast and some quake zones were recently expanded, according to researchers from the …

Teacher Scared by Gunman in Drill Sues Oregon District for PTSD

A former grade school teacher in eastern Oregon says she was so scared when a man burst into her classroom and pulled the trigger on the pistol he pointed at her face that she suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and …

Ex-Daimler Engineer Files $2 Million Discrimination Suit in Oregon

An Egyptian-born engineer is the latest worker to sue Portland, Ore.-based Daimler Trucks North America. The Oregonian reported the former employee seeks $2 million, alleging his supervisor often called him “bin Laden” and suggested he was a member of al-Qaida …