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January 10, 2014 - "Gresham man sues Omaha Steaks over repeated, unwanted sales calls," The Oregonian

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.

December 19, 2013 - "Trial Presentation Made Easy," American Bar Association

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.

December 11, 2013: "Downtown power outage: Who's to blame and who should pay?" Portland Business Journal

Steve Larson talks with Suzanne Stevens of the Portland Business Journal about the recent power outage in downtown Portland. Now that the lights are back on, the focus is shifting.  Who's to blame and who should pay?  Read this article by clicking here.

September 20, 2013 - "Investing in a hedge fund, crowdfund or startup? It pays to be cautious," The Oregonian

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.
 

July 12, 2013 - "Ten ways companies can keep legal costs in check," Portland Business Journal

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.

July 10, 2013 - Oregon Super Lawyers 2013

STOLL BERNE is proud to announce that TWELVE of our attorneys have been named on the 2013 Oregon Super Lawyer list and THREE named on the 2013 Oregon Rising Stars list.

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

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May 9, 2013 - "Family says autistic son denied benefits covered by law, sues," KATU News

"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.

May 8, 2013 - "Suit wants Providence to pay for autism therapy," Portland Business Journal

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.

May 2013 - "Arbitration Pitfalls - The Non-Paying Party," Multnomah Lawyer

Arbitration is often viewed as being faster, more efficient and cheaper than court litigation, but arbitration also presents challenges that traditional litigation does not.  In this article, Keil Mueller discusses the procedural hurdles that a party faces when the other side is unwilling or unable to pay its share of arbitration fees. Click here to read the full article.  (Reprinted with permission from Multnomah Lawyer.)

Spring 2013 - "E-Discovery: Sifting Through the Electronic Era," OTLA Trial Lawyer

Although electronic discovery has been a regular part of litigation for many years, it remains a daunting task.  Click here to read an article written by Josh Ross and Angelene Falconer that discusses appropriate strategies in dealing with an increased focus on electronic discovery in business litigation. (This article originally appeared in the Spring 2013 issue of Trial Lawyer magazine, the quarterly journal of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association.)

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