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Job Posting: Human Resources Technician for Multnomah County

March 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Human Resources Technician 6101-11 Job Bulletin

David Runner’s Appellate Updates: February 14, 2018

February 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Lawrence Fillinger v. The Boeing Co., 290 Or App 187 (2017) (Egan, C.J.) David Runner/SAIF This case involved a current combined condition denial of a low back condition.  On judicial review, the worker [...]

25 Steps for a Safer Office

February 9th, 2018|0 Comments

OK, all of your people work in offices, so safety's a snap, right? Well, according to our friends at the Bureau of Labor Statistics (seriously, the BLS is one of greatest public resources our tax [...]

David Runner’s Appellate Updates: February 8, 2018

February 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Richard Poland, 70 Van Natta 172 (2018), the board upheld OAR 436-060-0025(4), as amended effective January 1, 2017.    David Runner/SAIF The worker had challenged the rule as inconsistent with ORS 656.210(2)(d), which [...]

Scenes from the 2018 Winter Conference

January 29th, 2018|0 Comments

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David Runner’s Appellate Updates: January 4, 2018

January 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Rains v. Stayton Builders Mart, Inc., 289 Or App 672 (2018) (Ortega, P.J.) David Runner/SAIF In this civil action based on a claim of strict products liability, the Court of Appeals held that [...]

David Runner’s Appellate Updates: December 29, 2017

January 4th, 2018|0 Comments

David Runner/SAIF In Bundy v. Nustar GP, LLC, 362 Or 282 (2017) (Flynn, J.), the Supreme Court reversed a trial court’s dismissal of a civil action by a worker against his employer, and [...]

Oregon WC Board Updates: October 2017

November 28th, 2017|0 Comments

The Oregon Workers' Compensation Board has published its October 2017 issue of the Board’s News & Case Notes.  A link to the publication follows:    

David Runner’s Appellate Updates: November 21, 2017

November 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Walker v. Providence Health System Oregon, 288 Or App 772 (2017) (DeVore, P.J.) David Runner/SAIF In this penalty and attorney fee case, the court held that the board erred in concluding that the [...]

2016 Oregon Workers’ Compensation Premium Rate Ranking Summary

November 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Oregon employers in the voluntary market pay, on average, the seventh lowest workers’ compensation premium rates in the nation. Oregon’s rates are 31 percent below those of the median state in the study. Premium rate [...]