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Different states vary regarding the issue of signing waivers. Oregon...View More
Last night was assaulted by another and physical injury happened and I called the next morning less than 12 hours after the incident and was told by police portland police that I can't report it or make one due to time elapsed
In Oregon, there is no strict time limit for reporting an assault to the police. However, it's generally recommended to report such incidents as soon as possible to ensure that evidence is fresh, witnesses are available, and the investigation can proceed effectively. While you made the report...View More
prior of court they took the plea and I was all the way across the USA and I wasn't notified of there wasn't going to be a trial and wasn't compensated for the money it cost to get back since there was no court. The charge was dropped to attempted assault 2 my ear was nearly cut off... View More
I live in portland oregon where the law is that landlords have to allow ac units in the summer as long as it doesnt damage the building, but my college is claiming that the power needed by a small portable ac unit is too much and threatening to seize my ac! ive had it on for about a month straight... View More
An Oregon attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for several weeks. At this point, you may have resolved the issue. But if not, an option is to reach out to a landlord-tenant attorney - that is one of the categories on this forum, although it wasn't selected for this post....View More
As an attorney based in California, I am not aware of specific law firms in Oregon that handle university lawsuits involving Title IX, sealed records, and registrar issues. However, you can conduct a search online or contact the Oregon State Bar for referrals to law firms or attorneys experienced...View More
A land use issue was recently judged against my neighbor. My neighbor is angry with me regarding this issue. I thought this matter would be done. Now my neighbor is setting up a lounge chair and staring at us and our home. The neighbor doesn't say much. This is our neighbor's attempt to... View More
I recommend reading your state's protection order statute. If it is anything like Ohio's you will not be successful. According to you your neighbor is staring at you and your home. "The neighbor doesn't say much. " In my experience you would need to be able to...View More
In a federal diversity civil action brought in the District of Vermont (location of plaintiff), can the Jane Doe defendant, through her counsel, petition for a change of venue to the District of Oregon (her residence) while preserving her anonymity or must she reveal her identity to move the case?... View More
Your questions rasie some questions. You mentioned "civil action" without specifically referencing what type of claim it is and why the Vermont has any jursidiction. If you have no ties to Vermont, then you cannot be subjected to personal jurisdiction there unless you consent and/or...View More
What is the procedure for submitting a first demand to an insurance company for an auto accident case? What steps are taken? What would be an appropriate amount to ask for in a first demand if client sustained 2 herniated discs and was unable to work because of it?
An Oregon attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Until you are able to consult with a local attorney, some of the general elements of demand letters include a description of the accident, damages, injuries, and compensation demanded. Unfortunately, it could be...View More
An Oregon attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. A local attorney would be familiar with any applicable building or safety codes for multi-family dwellings. However, from the standpoint of general legal principles (regardless of a city's building codes),...View More
I signed a document under duress during a bipolar episode which my doctor can verify.
An animal shelter OBTAINED PROPERTY of pecuniary significance (a doctor prescribed emotional support animal) BY FALSE PRETENSE from an incapacitated person (in a mixed suicidal depressive psychotic state).... View More
You are not likely to be able to disavow the contract and even if you did, it sounds like it cannot be reversed at this point. The most you are likely to possibly have is a claim for the market value of your now deceased cat - i.e. replacement cost. Unfortunately, in the legal world, pets are not...View More
The technician who gave me the shot injected it in the wrong area. I have had pain and swelling in the area for over 2 months now. I have 2 ultra sounds scheduled for next week to find out what the swelling is in my arm and another one to check for vein and nerve damage. I don't feel I should... View More
Yes. Medical malpractice means that a doctor violated the standard of care. A bad outcome is not enough. Another doctor would be needed to evaluate what the doctors did. Due to the nature of medical malpractice cases, the extent of your injuries may affect the viability of your case. Consult...View More
An Oregon attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. If someone is injured using the product, there's nothing to stop them from suing anyone with a plausible connection to the product. However, if the only thing a web designer did was to take the words, photos,...View More
Most claims for negligence in Oregon must be filed within two (2) years of the accident. So, you should file the complaint in court by 3/21/2025; however, you would want to resolve this claim much sooner. You also should consult with a lawyer about your rights and options. If this matter involves...View More
A common scenario arises when the injured person is a passenger who brings a negligence claim against the driver of the same vehicle. The driver and passenger may be insured against liability under the same policy, either because they are members of the same household or because...View More
Their insurance co wants to pay us an amount far less than comparable autos we can find anywhere. My own co has offered even less. Their offers are 2K less than any comparable. Should we pursue the “appraisal clause” option, or hire our own lawyer? There is a medical claim for injuries incurred... View More
If you settle with the at-fault party for the contested vehicle amount and sign a release, you will most likely preclude any settlement or award for the injury settlement. You can accept the uncontested amount offered provided you do not have to sign a release. If you think you are being...View More
Had to remove everything from room. Residents cannot be left unattended. Must empty buckets constantly. So doesn’t go to lower level. He won’t reduce rent. He actually raised my rent wife and I have been sick more . We has a mold guy here we have mold.
It sounds as if you may have claims for reduced rent value, possibly mold damages as well. If desired, with written notice to the landlord, you may have rights to move to alternative housing at the landlord's expense above your rent. Consider reviewing everything with a landlord-tenant attorney.
An 8th grader told another 8th grader to kill themself on two separate occasions. This was in person on school grounds. The 8th grader who was told to do it made an attempt. Are there any legal consequences for the 8th grader who made the statement? Does it matter that the 8th grader who attempted... View More
You asked if there are legal consequences for the 8th grader for telling someone to kill themselves. I don't think there is a "Yes" or "No" answer. I would suggest that most likely, "No", because an 8th grader is not likely to fully appreciate the severity of what...View More
I am involved in an MDL. My lawyer has been terrible from the start with little to no communication, minimizing the effects of the trauma I've been through and try trying to persuade me to take a settlement that is ridiculously low for what I've been through. I feel he is very... View More
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