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June 9, 2015 - "House health approves primary care collaborative, narrowing antitrust exemption," The Lund Report

The state wants to get healthcare providers and health insurance companies on board with uniform new approaches toward paying for primary care. Collaborative supporters kept some protections from antitrust laws, but Sen. Shields also won concessions in a compromised new version of SB 231. Read article.

June, 2015 - "The unfortunate rise of elder financial abuse," June Issue of the Multnomah Lawyer

Elder financial abuse is the theft or conversion of money or other property by caregivers, relatives or other people. The number and complexity of elder financial abuse reports has grown significantly over the past decade. Indeed, recent research by the National Center on Elder Abuse and The MetLife Mature Market Institute® shows elder financial exploitation is widespread, costly and sometimes deadly. Read article.

May 21, 2015 - "Shields questions state's increasing giveaway of anti-trust exemptions," The Lund Report

Sen. Chip Shields was unsuccessful in his attempts to block anti-trust immunity to CCOs and long-term care facilities, but now, with the backing of the FTC, he’s trying to stop granting similar protections to health insurers discussing primary care payment models. Read article.

 
April 2015 - Josh Ross speaks about pro bono work and diversity, Oregon State Bar

In Oregon State Bar's Member Spotlight, Josh Ross shares his thoughts regarding the Bar's Diversity Action Plan and his pro bono service.  Link to video.

March 2015 - "Volunteer Spotlight: Keil Mueller," Community Cycling Center

Keil Mueller is featured as volunteer of the month on the Community Cycling Center's website.  Click here to read more about Keil's work on the board of the Community Cycling Center.

March 16, 2015 - "Suit charges that Precision Castparts debt deal hurts shareholders," Portland Business Journal

"Precision Castparts unfairly gives Bank of America authority to approve who serves on its board of directors, according to a suit filed Friday in Multnomah County Circuit Court." Read more about this story as reported in the Portland Business Journal.  Keith Ketterling and Keith Dubanevich represent the plaintiff in this lawsuit.

February 27, 2015 - "Sen. Shields Want to Strip CCOs of Special Anti-Trust Exemption," The Lund Report

Keith Dubanevich, an anti-trust lawyer at Stoll Berne, is quoted in this article from The Lund Report about anti-trust legislation that has been introduced in Oregon by Senator Chip Shields.  Read this article.

February 19, 2015 - "Portland law firm takes on dietary supplement 'scams', Portland Business Journal

Stoll Berne wants to hear from consumers who believe they have been scammed by herbal supplement makers, as a precursor to a possible class action law suit.  Read more as reported in the Portland Business Journal.  Please contact us if you believe you have purchased these mislabeled herbal supplements.

Winter 2015 - "You Say Yes. I Say No. Ethical Issues in Multi-Plaintiff Settlements," Trial Lawyer

Read this article written by Keil Mueller about ethical issues in multi-plaintiff settlements, originally published in the Winter 2015 issue of Trial Lawyer magazine, the quarterly journal of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association.

February 2015 - "Class Actions Still in Action," Multnomah Lawyer

Despite recent U.S. Supreme Court cases, class actions are still a viable way to challenge widespread corporate wrongdoing. Read more about this subject written by Steve Larson and printed in the February 2015 issue of Multnomah Lawyer.  (Reprinted with the permission of Multnomah Lawyer.)

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