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Oregon Manslaughter Appeal Frees Victim’s Granddaughter

In one of its last acts of the decade, the Oregon Court of Appeals overturned the 2016 manslaughter conviction of a 49-year-old woman from Bend, Oregon, who admitted to smothering her grandmother with a pillow. The Oregon manslaughter appeal succeeded largely due to the legality of allowing the accused’s therapist to testify to statements made … Continue reading Oregon Manslaughter Appeal Frees Victim’s Granddaughter

Salem Nursing Home Lawsuit Seeks $3 Million for Neglect

A recent account by the Statesman Journal detailed a Salem nursing home lawsuit for almost $3 million in damages following the alleged abuse, neglect, death of a resident. The family of 91-year-old Helen Banks is filing suit against East Salem Assisted Living, LLC after their great-great-grandmother passed away from alleged neglect after only a month … Continue reading Salem Nursing Home Lawsuit Seeks $3 Million for Neglect