Oregon News

Family of Oregon Cyclist Files $32.5M Wrongful Death Suit

The family of a central Oregon woman killed while on her bicycle has filed a $32.5 million wrongful death lawsuit against the driver of a pickup who has also been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death. KTVZ-TV reported …

Oregon County Wants to Increase Marijuana Enforcement

An Oregon county is trying to crack down on illegal marijuana production by hiring two enforcement officers, and to limit new legal grows by considering a pause on the processing of applications to produce cannabis. The move this week by …

Oregon Woman Awarded $315K Over Zip Line Fall

An Oregon woman has been awarded $315,000 after suing her friend’s parents over a fall from a zip line that was installed at their property. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports a Washington County jury last week awarded the damages to 20-year-old Aaliyah …

20-Year-Old Oregon Man Sues Dick’s, Walmart Over New Gun Policies

A 20-year-old man from Oregon has filed lawsuits against Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart, alleging the two retailers discriminated against him when they refused to sell him a rifle this week because of his age. Dick’s and Walmart restricted gun …

Oregon City Tightening Demolition Rules over Lead, Asbestos

Portland, Ore. is aiming to crackdown on toxic emissions by requiring developers to more thoroughly search for lead paint and asbestos before demolishing houses. The city council adopted rules that require those who seek to knock down a house to …

Parents Sue Oregon School District for $1.7M Over Daughter’s Back Injury

Parents of an Oregon girl who slipped and fractured her back while attempting to walk into school on a snowy day have filed a $1.7 million lawsuit against the Lake Oswego School District. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported that Jonathan and Marisa …

Suit Targets Oregon Hotel, Backpage.com Following Woman’s Killing

The estate of a woman has filed a $3.6 million lawsuit against Backpage.com and the owners of the Portland, Ore., hotel where she was killed by a man she’d met for sex. The suit says 25-year-old Ashley Benson had been …

Oregon Woman in $1.8M Suit: Was Misled into Mastectomy, Hysterectomy

A 36-year-old Oregon woman has filed a $1.8 million lawsuit against medical professionals who she says mistakenly suggested she undergo a double mastectomy and a hysterectomy. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported Monday that Elisha Cooke-Moore’s lawsuit says she underwent the life-altering surgeries …

Driver Assist on Big Rigs Being Tested by Oregon Vehicle Manufacturer

A Portland-based manufacturer of commercial vehicles is performing trials on Oregon highways of tractor-trailers with driver-assist technology. The Bend Bulletin reported Daimler Trucks North America is testing the same technology that keeps cars in their own lanes and provides automatic …

Family of Oregon Cyclist Sues Garbage Truck Company for Death

The family of a Portland, Ore. woman who died after a collision with a garbage truck is suing the company for $10 million. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported the lawsuit was filed in court last week against Republic Services Alliance Group after …