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Smith Freed Eberhard is proud to announce that 3 of our attorneys have been recognized as 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Each year, Super Lawyers selects attorneys through a multi-phase selection process based on peer nominations, evaluations and independent research. Only 5% of the total lawyers in each state are selected to this list. Congratulations to the following Smith…
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Thursday February 20, 2020 By: Firm Authorship
Award & Recognition
Best Law Firm In America 2020 U.S. NewsBest Law Firm In AmericaRegional rankings: Portland-OR Gold Badges Tier 1 in Insurance Law Gold Badges Tier 1 in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Silver Badges Tier 2 in Construction Law Silver Badges Tier 2 in Employment Law - Individuals Silver Badges Tier 2 in Employment Law - Management Silver Badges Tier 2…
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Thursday November 21, 2019 By: Firm Authorship
Success Story
In a recent victory, Smith Freed Eberhard was awarded summary judgment in favor of his client and against all of plaintiff’s claims. The Background Brian was assigned the defense of Michaels craft store after Michaels was sued by a customer who suffered a laceration over her eye while browsing in the picture frame aisle at one of Michaels’ Oregon locations.…
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Thursday March 21, 2019 By: Firm Authorship
Success Story
In a recent victory, Smith Freed Eberhard skillfully maneuvered around challenging facts to secure a favorable jury verdict on behalf of our clients. The Background This case is all about septic systems. SFE’s client owned a mobile home park in Vancouver, Washington that was sold to a private party as an investment property. Each lot was serviced by a separate septic…
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Friday February 8, 2019 By: Paul Sheely
Success Story
In a recent victory, Smith Freed Eberhard senior counsel Gordon Klug went above and beyond to protect the interests of his client and secure a judgment against a plaintiff who had tried to pull a fast one. The Background Story This case started out with a relatively small default judgment already in place against Gordon’s client. It was important to…
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Wednesday January 23, 2019 By: Gordon Klug
Success Story
In a recent victory, Smith Freed Eberhard’s team achieved a defense verdict through teamwork, diligent discovery, and effective use of expert affidavit at arbitration. The Background Story This case started out with an issue that tends to cause trouble in Washington litigation. Specifically, a claimant was unable to segregate which portions of her injuries were related to which of the…
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Thursday January 10, 2019 By: Gordon Klug
Success Story
In a recent victory, Team Cliff Wilson achieved an expeditious dismissal of a small claims case. Not only did Cliff get the case dismissed, but he recovered a money judgment against the plaintiffs, reimbursing our client for the costs of litigation. The Background Story In this case, the plaintiffs had been involved in a motor vehicle accident, sued an insured…
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Thursday December 27, 2018 By: Cliff Wilson
Success Story
SFE Attorney: Ashley Nagrodski Claims Alleged: Property Damage Injuries Alleged: Water Damage and Other Compensation Admitted Liability: No Smith Freed Eberhard Associate Attorney Ashley Nagrodski recently obtained a settlement just minutes before arbitration, where the other defendant accepted all responsibility and agreed to pay the claim. Read on to learn more about this interesting case and to learn how Ashley’s…
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Thursday December 28, 2017 By: Firm Authorship
Success Story
Plaintiff Attorney: Martin Alvey City, Co., State: Tillamook County Circuit Court, Oregon Claims Alleged: Personal Injury Injuries Alleged: Broken Ankle Admitted Liability: No Amount Claimed: $105,992.10 The Overview The plaintiff in this case brought a suit for personal injuries against a hotel when she allegedly stepped into a pothole while walking across the property’s parking lot. Smith Freed Eberhard successfully…
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Thursday November 6, 2014 By: Firm Authorship
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