Oregon Court of Appeals News

Investigation of Property Loss Doesn’t Establish Estoppel in Oregon

Under Oregon statute O.R.S. §742.056, an insurance company’s investigation of a loss or claim under the policy does not estop the insurance company from asserting any provision of the policy or any defense that the insurer may have under the …

Intern Can’t Sue Oregon Chimpanzee Sanctuary

The Oregon Court of Appeals says an intern whose thumb was bitten off by a chimpanzee can’t sue the Chimps Inc. sanctuary because she signed a liability waiver. The appeals court on Wednesday affirmed a Deschutes County Circuit court decision …