February 26, 2007 - "Oregon Federal Court Approves Multi-million Dollar Class Action Settlement......" Business Wire

"Oregon Federal Court Approves Multi-Million Dollar Class Action Settlement between Policyholders, Represented by Stoll Stoll Berne Lokting & Shlachter, and Hartford Fire Insurance Company." You can read the full story here.

January 18, 2007 - "Supreme Court Hears Insurers on Credit Notification Practices," Insurance Journal

Two large insurers have defended their decision not to tell customers about their less-than-perfect credit, as the Supreme Court debated the legal standard for finding the companies liable under federal law.  You can read the full story here.

November 2006 - Oregon Super Lawyers 2006

Six STOLL BERNE attorneys are honored in the 2006 Oregon Super Lawyers.  View larger image here.

November 15, 2006 - "AMCO to Pay $19.3 Million in Settlement," Des Moines Register

A Des Moines insurer and its parent have agreed to pay about $19.3 million to policy holders who claimed the companies failed to inform them adequately when changes to their credit scores led to higher rates on their auto insurance coverage. You can read the full story here.

November 10, 2006 - "Checks Will Go to Nationwide Clients," The Oregonian

More than 65,000 Nationwide auto insurance customers from Oregon and other states will get checks for more than $200 in about 30 days after a Portland judge approved a $19.25 million settlement of a class action lawsuit. You can read the full story here.

2006 - "Too Late and Too Early: The Inconsistent Tolling Rules for Statutes of Limitation..." Class Action Reports

Is it possible both to be too late to file a complaint and too early? In a word, yes. While it sounds impossible, this is the unusual result produced by some recent cases that consider class action tolling rules. Article is written by N. Robert Stoll and Scott A. Shorr.  You can read the full article here.

October 2, 2006 - "Oregon Business Cases Crowd Docket," The Oregonian

Justices will look at a huge tobacco award, a lumber antitrust issue and consumers' insurance beef. You can read the full story here.

October 2, 2006 - "Three Cases from Oregon to be Heard by Supreme Court," OPB News

The first Monday in October is the first day of the new U.S. Supreme Court term.  Seventeen of the 38 cases the justices have so far agreed to consider involve business issues.  That is an unusually high percentage.... You can read the full story here.

July 11, 2006 - "Settlement Would Give Drivers a Bit of Cash," The Oregonian

More than 67,000 people from Oregon and other states who renewed automobile insurance between 2001 and 2004 would receive more than $19 million - about $285 each minus attorneys fees and costs - under a proposed class-action settlement. You can read the full story here.

May 2006 - "2006 Rainmaker Finalist - Robert Shlachter," Commerce Magazine

When Rob Shlachter moved to Oregon from California, he expected he'd run into a little rain. He just didn't realize he would become an expert at making it fall. You can read the full story here.