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We Believe That Every Problem Has a Solution.

For more than 30 years Smith Freed Eberhard has been the leader in insurance defense litigation in Oregon and Washington.

We believe that successful litigation results are a blend of both art and science. Our innovative legal analytics, legal project management, and client service have put us at the forefront of litigation management.

Our focus on up-front and early case evaluation, settlement, timely reporting, and litigation analytics is why insurance carriers throughout the world choose SFE to defend their insureds throughout the Pacific Northwest.

We work skillfully and cost-effectively to find a favorable resolution to your litigation challenge, focusing on any (or all) four of our primary practice areas:

Commercial General Liability

Our CGL attorneys are experts in defending:

Dram Shop Liability, Assault and Battery / Bodily Injury, Fractures and Broken Bones, Neck and Back Injuries, Spinal Cord Injuries / Maritime Accidents / Municipal Liability / Sexual Abuse / Traumatic Brain Injuries / Wrongful Death / Bad Faith / Premises Liability, Slip, Trip, and Fall Accidents / Product Liability, Marijuana, Cannabis Law, Manufacturing / Trucking Accidents / Job Site Injury / Garage Liability / Auto Dealers / Timber Trespass.

Personal Lines

Our Personal Lines attorneys are experts in defending:

Automobile Accidents / Minor Impact / Motorcycle / Renters / Condos / Inland Marine RV / Homeowners / Dog Bite / Boundary Disputes / Timber Trespass / ORS 20.080.

Construction Defect

Our Construction Defect attorneys are experts in defending:

Construction Company Owners / General Contractors / Subcontractors / Developers / Product Liability / Carpenter & Framer / Cement & Concrete Finisher / Construction Laborer / Construction Foreman / Electrician / Estimator / Flooring Installer / General Contractor / HVAC Tech / Kitchen Designer / Landscaper / Mason / Painter / Pipelayer / Plumber / Roofing Foreman / Roofing Laborer / Roofing Mechanic / Safety Manager / Sheet Metal Worker / Welder.

Excess and Surplus Lines

Our Professional Lines attorneys are experts in defending:

Product liability for chemical and flammable incidents / safety-critical products for transportation / structural integrity products for construction / pharmaceutical and medical products against product failure / environmental liability products / privacy protection products against identity theft.

Cases Defended Each Year
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Cases Tried Since 2010
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