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Koch Foods Paying $3.75 million to Settle Two Discrimination Suits

Koch Foods has agreed to pay $3.75 million in a class employment discrimination lawsuit filed by 11 employees and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). This ends an eight-year legal battle over claims that the poultry processing company subjected its Hispanic plant workers to harassment …

Massage Envy Sued for Sexual Battery and Gender Violence

Johnson Johnson Lucas & Middleton has handled cases in which massage therapists have sexually assaulted clients. If you or someone you know has been a victim of this outrageous conduct, please contact us. Read more about the current lawsuit

Family of Man Wrongly Killed in Car Accident Finds Path to Justice

A South Carolina federal judge ruled that negligence and warranty breach claims aren’t barred by Chrysler’s 2009 bankruptcy sales order, forcing the company to face negligence claims in a suit over a passenger’s death. The man was killed in 2015 when the Chrysler Dodge Durango …

Derek Johnson Recognized by the Lane County Bar Association

Congratulations to Derek Johnson for 30 years of membership in the Oregon State Bar Association! Derek was recognized on June 14, 2018 at the Lane County Bar Association meeting. As a member, Derek has worked tirelessly to improve the legal services provided in our community and has …

Defending Oregon Native Americans Against Big Pharma in the Opioid Crisis

The opioid crisis  is an epidemic that has hit Indian Country especially hard.  The overdose death rate is the highest of any racial group.  On behalf of the Consolidated Tribes of the Umatilla and the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, Johnson Johnson Lucas & Middleton is taking on manufacturers and distributors responsible …

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Partner Jennifer Middleton Wins Justice Hans A. Linde Award

Johnson Johnson Lucas & Middleton is proud to announce that partner Jennifer Middleton has received the 2018 Justice Hans A. Linde Award from the Oregon Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society. The Award honors Oregonians who promote the values of human dignity, individual rights and liberties, genuine …

Judge orders Consent Decree in Title IX case against Willamette University

The parties have issued this joint statement: Willamette University and its former women’s rowing team are pleased to announce that we have reached a resolution to our dispute over Willamette’s elimination of women’s rowing and its compliance with Title IX in its women’s sports program. We …