Veteran Dies in the Course of VA Medical Treatment

Doug Schaller represents the Estate of Ray Velez in a claim against the Veterans Administration for negligent medical care. Raymond Velez went in to the Roseburg VA Medical Center last June for a routine hernia operation. He died late that night, after being transported 70 …

Actos Verdict: Jury Awards $9 Billion in Punitive Damages

A jury ordered Takeda Pharmaceuticals to pay $6 billion in punitive damages and Eli Lilly to pay $3 billion in a case claiming that the companies concealed evidence that Actos caused bladder cancer. The jury also awarded $1.475 million to compensate the plaintiff and his …

Oral Argument on Oregon’s Gay Marriage Ban on April 23

On Wednesday, April 23, at 1:30, Judge Michael McShane will hear oral arguments in Rummell v. Kitzhaber. Jennifer Middleton of Johnson Johnson & Schaller will argue on behalf of the Plaintiffs that Oregon’s ban on same sex marriage is unconstitutional. For more information on this …