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August 12, 2014 - "Providence Loses Autism Case in Federal District Court," The Lund Report

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August 12, 2014 - "Judge rules Providence Health Plan wrongfully denied coverage for autistic kids," OregonLive

Read this article as reported on Oregon Live. This online link is now updated per the front page article published in The Oregonian on August 13, 2014.

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August 11, 2014 - "Autism advocates win court case against Providence Health," Portland Business Journal

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August 8, 2014 - "Providence Can't Exclude Autism Treatments From Coverage, Judge Rules," Willamette Week

On August 8, 2014, Willamette Week reported on a ruling issued by U.S. District Court Judge Michael Simon in a lawsuit challenging Providence Health Plan's practice of denying coverage for a therapy called Applied Behavior Analysis to autistic children.  The Court's ruling found that Providence's practice violated both federal and state laws.  Stoll Berne lawyers Keith Dubanevich, Joshua Ross, and Nadine Gartner represent the plaintiffs and the class.  Read more about the story as reported in Willamette Week.

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August 4, 2014 - "Liability Shields for Lawyers: Do Recent Oregon Mediation Act and Attorney-Client Privilege Cases Demand Greater Disclosure to Clients?"

"A strict interpretation of the Oregon mediation statutes and evidence code trumps ethical considerations and gives protection to lawyers who have been sued for malpractice.  That is the message from two recent Oregon appellate decisions on mediation confidentiality and attorney-client privilege.  But the flip side is that the courts may have opened up a Pandora's box of new disclosure requirements for Oregon lawyers." Read more on this subject by clicking here.

July 9, 2014 - Oregon Super Lawyers 2014

STOLL BERNE is proud to announce that THIRTEEN of our attorneys have been named on the 2014 Oregon Super Lawyer list and TWO named on the 2014 Oregon Rising Stars list.

Rob Shlachter was also chosen by his peers to be in the TOP FIFTY list of Oregon lawyers.

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Summer 2014 - "The Constitutionality of Statutory Penalty Awards," The Oregon Constitutional Law Newsletter

Mark Friel discusses the constitutionality of statutory penalty awards in an article written for the Oregon Constitutional Law Newsletter.  Click here to read the full article.

Spring 2014 - Visual Trial Presentations, Oregon State Bar Litigation Journal

With all the new apps available for the iPad and other tablets, a lawyer and assisting paralegal can do much more visual advocacy on his or her own.  Click here to read more about this topic as written by Steve Larson and Angelene Falconer.

March 2014 - "Barrister Bands", Oregon Business Magazine

Tim DeJong, an intellectual property litigator with Stoll Berne and amateur musician, was featured in an Oregon Business Magazine article about lawyers playing in bands.  Read more about Tim's musical escapades by clicking here.

February 28, 2014 - "Lake Oswego firm Galena Biopharma sued over marketing campaign, insider selloff," The Oregonian

Stoll Berne has filed a shareholder derivative lawsuit against Galena Biopharma.  Read more about this case as reported by Nick Budnick in The Oregonian.

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