"Galena Biopharma is under the microscope following accusations of insider trading at the Portland company." Read more about this story and Stoll Berne's investigation, as reported in the Portland Business Journal.
"Companies facing potential litigation have three basic choices: Go to court, arbitrate or mediate." Read more about alternative dispute solutions in this article published in the Portland Business Journal.
Stoll Berne is representing an Oregon man in a lawsuit against Omaha Steaks alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. The lawsuit alleges that the defendants placed multiple automatically dialed telephone calls to cell phones without the consent of the cell phone user. Stoll Berne is working with two Louisiana law firms, Keogh, Cox & Wilson and Bohrer Law Firm. The lawsuit seeks to proceed as a nationwide class action. You can read a report about the case on OregonLive.
Jurors, trial judges, and arbitrators have grown to expect that lawyers will use technology in the courtroom to help present the evidence. As a result, lawyers must know how to manage the trial exhibits, demonstrative aids, and other visuals to be used at trial in an electronic environment. Click here to read this article as published by the American Bar Association Class Actions and Derivative Suits Litigation Committee.
The SEC has enacted new rules removing limits on advertising and soliciting investors for private unregistered securities. Brent Hunsberger of The Oregonian writes about these new rules and the possible problems investors may face as a result. Click here to read this article.
Legal fees may be inevitable for some businesses but they can be managed and minimized. Read this article written by Keith Dubanevich published in the Portland Business Journal where he discusses ten such ways to manage legal costs.
"The family of an autistic boy is taking Providence Health Insurance to federal court, claiming their son has been denied treatments guaranteed by law." Watch this report as aired on KATU News.
Stoll Berne is seeking to compel Providence Health Plan to pay for behavioral therapy for autistic children through a federal class action suit. Read more about this case as reported in the Portland Business Journal.