Attorney Mitchell Howell Prevails On Motions Regarding Product Liability Claim
Mitchell Howell secured dismissal with prejudice of plaintiff’s $500,000 strict product liability claim after successfully arguing his motion for summary judgment and opposing plaintiff’s motion to strike. After hearing both motions, the Lincoln County Circuit Court Judge determined that plaintiff’s motion to strike was untimely and that plaintiff had failed to bring his claim within…
Attorney Jack Scholz Joins Hart Wagner
We’re pleased to welcome new associate, Jack Scholz, to the firm. Jack’s practice focuses on medical malpractice defense and employment litigation. He previously worked for a Portland firm practicing in the area of intellectual property litigation. Before joining private practice, Jack clerked for the Honorable Ann Aiken, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for…
Hart Wagner LLP Recognized As One Of The Area’s Most Diverse Law Firms By The Portland Business Journal
Each year, the Portland Business Journal publishes a list of area law firms that are promoting diversity and inclusion within their firms. We’re proud to once again be recognized as on the area’s most diverse firms moving up the ranks to 4th overall, locally, in the top five.
Trial Attorney Karen O’Kasey Obtains Defense Verdict In Medical Malpractice Case
After a four-day trial Karen O’Kasey has won a medical negligence case in Clark County Superior Court. The plaintiff was seeking approximately $500,000.00 in non-economic and $1,500,000.00 in economic damages. Congratulations to Karen O’Kasey and her trial team at Hart Wagner.
Oregon Medical Board Closes Case Without Discipline
An Oregon electrophysiologist was exonerated by the Oregon Medical Board, who concluded discipline was not supported in a matter involving the unexpected death of a patient who had undergone a cardiac ablation procedure three weeks earlier. Attorney Troy Bundy successfully defended the matter to its conclusion.
Employment Law Attorney Kimberlee Morrow Presents To Board Of Directors For The Oregon School Boards Association
On Friday, February 8th, employment law attorney Kimberlee Morrow presented to board members of the Oregon School Boards Association. Her presentation titled, “Challenging Workplace Issues: Handling Harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation Claims,” discussed effective strategies for creating a safe work environment that rejects harassment. Special emphasis was given to recent trends in harassment and employment law claims.…
Attorney Troy Bundy Prevails In Motion Involving Defamation Claim
In January, Troy Bundy prevailed after arguing his motion to strike a defamation claim falling under Oregon’s anti-SLAPP statute. After a full hearing, the Curry County Circuit Court Judge determined plaintiff failed to present substantial evidence supporting her claim that she had been defamed by the defendants during a Curry County Commissioners Board Meeting and…
Employment Law Attorney Kimberlee Morrow Presents To Cambridge Real Estate Services
On Thursday, January 31st, employment law attorney Kimberlee Morrow presented to members of Cambridge Real Estate Services at the Oregon Convention Center. Her presentation titled, “Challenging Workplace Issues: Handling Harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation Claims,” discussed effective strategies for creating a safe work environment that rejects harassment.
Attorneys Carey Caldwell and Jason Poss Named Partner
We’re pleased to announce that Carey Caldwell and Jason Poss have been named partners of Hart Wagner LLP. Carey’s practice focuses on defending complex litigation, medical malpractice, product liability, and professional liability claims. Jason’s practice is focused on the defense of medical, legal, and financial professionals, as well as generally liability defense. Congratulations Carey and Jason!
Ten Hart Wagner Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019
Karen O’Kasey and Janet Schroer were singled out in the newly released 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Karen O’Kasey received the 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” award for Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants and Janet Schroer received the 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” award for Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants, both in the…