LCC Instructor Files Lawsuit for Harassment

Nadia Raza, a long-time tenured faculty member and award-winning teacher at Lane Community College, filed a lawsuit against LCC today because of its failure to respond effectively to a student who harassed and threatened her, forcing her to teach exclusively off campus. Her complaint was …

Dr. Dannenhoffer Files Whistleblower Lawsuit in Federal Court

Dr. Robert Dannenhoffer filed a federal whistleblower complaint today that claims he was fired as CEO of Architrave Health LLC in Roseburg after he reported $10 million in illegal Medicare payments to Douglas County physicians. You can view a copy of the complaint “Dr. Dannenhoffer …

Xarelto clinical trials may have been faulty

Clinical trials performed by Johnson & Johnson and Bayer pharmaceuticals may have shown the drug Xaralto to be safer than it actually is. Xaralto is an anti-clotting drug frequently prescribed to prevent strokes in patients with heart disorders. The Food and Drug Administration is investigating …

Estate of man who dies in jail files suit against Lincoln County

Two weeks after he was booked on misdemeanor charges, Bradley Thomas died naked and alone in his jail cell in Lincoln County. When their mentally ill prisoner’s condition deteriorated, Sheriff’s deputies punished him instead of getting him the medical care he needed. His illness was …

Leo Soell Finally Feels Safe at Work

Johnson Johnson & Schaller Client Leo Seoll finally feels safe at work. The Oregonian reports, “The Gresham-Barlow School District has agreed to pay $60,000 and make sweeping changes across its nearly two dozen campuses after a transgender elementary school teacher complained of more than a …

Essure Birth Control Device

The FDA has received numerous reports of injury and complications related to the Essure® permanent birth control device. Side effects include: Ectopic Pregnancy Pelvic Pain Migration of the Coils Perforation of the Uterus or Fallopian Tubes Rash and Itching (nickel allergy) If you or someone …

Bair Hugger Forced Air Warming Blanket

Patients who receive a Bair Hugger® forced air warming device during hip and knee replacement surgery face a significant risk of deep-joint infection. The air that is circulated by the forced hot air warming system is contaminated with bacteria. When the contaminated air comes into …

Proton Pump Inhibitors and Kidney Failure

Proton pump inhibitors (PPI) like Nexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid, are medications used to treat heartburn, indigestion, and acid reflux. PPIs work by blocking the enzyme in the wall of the stomach that produces acid. Recent studies show that patients who regularly take PPIs are at …

Massage Patient Sexually Assaulted at Lussuria Salon

Lussuria Salon’s masseuse, Hee Joon Yang, sexually assaulted a patient on December 15, 2015. The patient, going by Jane Doe, filed a lawsuit on September 26, 2016, in Lane County Circuit Court alleging sexual battery, professional negligence, invasion of privacy, and sex discrimination. Meredith Holley …

Survivors settle claims for Oso landslide

Johnson Johnson & Schaller is pleased to announce that the Oso landslide claims against the State of Washington and Grandy Lake Forest Associates have been settled for $60 million. Attorneys Art Johnson and Scott Lucas got involved in this litigation shortly after the disaster and …

Safety Alert: 2016 Stryker LFIT COCR Femoral Head Recall

Artificial hip manufacturer Stryker Orthopaedics has notified surgeons that it is voluntarily recalling certain lots and sizes of its LFIT Anatomic COCR V40 Femoral Heads because of serious health risks to patients.  Many people who were implanted with this hip replacement system have experienced debilitating …

Nadia Raza and Lane Community College Settle Discrimination Case

Nadia Raza and Lane Community College are pleased to announce that they have resolved Ms. Raza’s claims asserted in the U.S. District Court of Oregon, Case No. 6:16-cv-00098-AA. LCC has agreed to hire Sigma Threat Assessment, nationally-recognized experts in behavioral threat assessment, threat management, and …