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Oregon Court Decisions

Wheeler v. Marathon Printing, 974 P.2d 207 (Or App 1998);

Established that the employer was required to accommodate the employee’s disability of depression in the workplace;

Koller v. Schmaing, 296 P.3d 529 (Or App 2012)

Established that the employee was wrongfully discharged in substantial part because she complained to the Oregon Veterinary Board about certain practices of her veterinarian employer.

Antti v. Oak Harbor Trucking, 998 F.Supp. 2d 968 (D. OR 2014)

Established that an employee on intermittent medical leave was not required to bring in a note from his medical provider each time his medical condition required him to be absent from work.

Jury Verdicts  

Orme v Burlington Coat Factory (2009)

US District Court Case No. 3:07-CV-00859-MO
$408,500 jury verdict in employment discrimination suit by African American Retail Clerk.
Federal court opinion denying summary judgment.

Koller v Schmaing (2006)

Multnomah County Circuit Court Case No. 0501-00598
$64,360 jury verdict on behalf of a receptionist terminated for reporting concerns to the Oregon Veterinarian Board about the mistreatment of animals.

Thompson v TLAT (2005)

Yamhill County Circuit Court Case No. CV-030241
$180,000.00 jury verdict in on behalf of employee who was refused disability accommodation for Hepatitis C.

Campbell v Oregon Health Sciences University (2002)

Multnomah County Circuit Court Case No. 99-11-12210
$41,888.16 jury verdict in worker compensation retaliation suit by certified nurse’s assistant (CNA).

Wheeler v. Marathon Printing (1996)

Multnomah County Circuit Court Case No. 9501-00698
$163,952.13 jury verdict on behalf of an employee forced to quit when the employer failed to accommodate the employee’s disability of depression causing employee to quit.

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Your employer has terminated your employment and you believe you have a claim for wrongful termination. Oregon law imposes a number of deadlines by which you must take action in order to pursue your claim. As a general rule, employees of a private company (non-governmental) have a year to file suit.? However if you filed a written formal complaint with a governmental agency, such as the Bureau of Labor and Industries, your deadline to act is ninety (90) days following the release of the final agency decision and receipt of the “Right to Sue” letter. READ MORE More