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August 4, 2022

Peter Tuenge and Carolyn Pearson Obtain Directed Verdict in Multnomah County in a $3.5 million Dental Malpractice Trial

Shareholder Peter Tuenge, and associate attorney Carolyn Pearson, obtained a directed verdict on behalf of their client, a local dentist, on July 19, 2022.  The plaintiff sought $3.5 million in damages, alleging that the defendant…

July 5, 2022

Steve Jones and Peter Eidenberg Obtain a Defense Verdict in a $10 Million Medical Malpractice Trial

After two weeks of evidence, a Jackson County jury delivered a unanimous defense verdict for Steve Jones and Peter Eidenberg’s client, an orthopedic spine surgeon. The plaintiff alleged the defendant-physician caused a spinal cord contusion…

May 6, 2022

Hillary Taylor Argues at the Ninth Circuit, Wins Appeal

KJH Shareholder Hillary Taylor recently successfully argued to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals as it returned to in-person oral argument.  Ms. Taylor argued the court should affirm the district court’s grant of summary judgment…

May 6, 2022

Hillary Taylor Appointed Vice-Chair of DRI’s Appellate Advocacy Committee’s 2022 Seminar Planning Committee

KJH Shareholder Hillary Taylor has been appointed Vice-Chair of the planning committee for DRI’s annual 2022 appellate advocacy seminar.  The seminar will be a gathering of appellate lawyers from around the country for a few…

April 22, 2022

Colleen Scott Presents “Tort and Liability for Nurse-Midwives”

Colleen Scott recently presented “Tort and Liability for Nurse-Midwives” to a group of midwifery students as part of their advanced practicum in nurse-midwifery management.  Her presentation focused on key issues with medical malpractice litigation from…

March 21, 2022

Peter Tuenge Co-authors Article Published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology

Peter Tuenge recently co-authored an article with a radiologist at the University of Washington that was recently published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read “Anatomy of a Lawsuit” here: https://authors.elsevier.com/c/1eqWM5VZMrC-Xm

February 28, 2022

KJH Welcomes Two New Associates-Anna Claypool and Bonnie Calhoun

Anna Claypool joins the firm after gaining a wealth of experience representing Oregon businesses and individuals in areas including professional liability defense, personal injury, and product liability for several years. She is eager to use…

September 17, 2021

Peter Tuenge And Dan Murphy Obtain Defense Verdict In Clackamas County Following 17 Month Shutdown Due To COVID-19

Following a 17 month shutdown due to COVID-19, civil jury trials officially returned to Clackamas County when jurors awarded a unanimous defense verdict for shareholder Peter Tuenge, and associate attorney Dan Murphy, and their client,…

August 23, 2021

Six KJH Attorneys Selected As 2022 Best Lawyers

We would like to congratulate six KJH attorneys that have been recognized by Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer review publication in the legal profession, in their 2022 edition. The publication awards the…

July 28, 2021

Hillary A. Taylor Publishes New Article About Appellate Advocacy In DRI’s The Voice

Hillary A. Taylor, an appellate and trial lawyer published a new article this week, “Mental Preparation: Before, During, and After the Pandemic.” Mental Preparation: Before, During, and After the Pandemic The Voice | July 23,…

June 21, 2021

KJH Seeks New Associate Attorney To Join Team

Associate Attorney At Keating Jones Hughes, P.C., we have been helping to shape healthcare and tort law in Oregon for more than 20 years. Our Portland defense firm has a position open for an associate…

June 11, 2021

KJH Welcomes Jennifer Truzzolino As Partner

New Partner – Jennifer L. Truzzolino As we look optimistically toward the future KJH welcomes Jennifer to our partnership. A determined advocate and dedicated professional, Jennifer brings expertise and diligence to every case for every…

January 11, 2021

Colleen Scott Joins KJH

We are pleased to welcome our newest attorney, Colleen Scott, to the KJH family. Colleen’s practice focuses on professional liability defense in both Oregon and Washington. This includes defending medical professionals in litigation and before…

November 20, 2020

Keating Jones Hughes Recognized By U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” For 2021

U.S. News Best Lawyers® has awarded Keating, Jones, Hughes, P.C. with one national ranking in Appellate Practice, and four regional rankings in Appellate Practice, Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants and in Bet-the-Company Litigation. The…

July 20, 2020

Eight Keating Jones Hughes Attorneys Recognized In The 2020 Oregon Super Lawyers Magazine

Keating Jones Hughes is honored to announce that eight of our attorneys were named in the 2020 Oregon Super Lawyers & Rising Stars lists, which is published in the 2020 Oregon Super Lawyers edition. The…

July 8, 2020

Jennifer Truzzolino To Present At OADC Panel Discussion On August 4, 2020

Attorney Jennifer Truzzolino is presenting on a panel for the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel (OADC) Professional Liability Practice Group on August 4, 2020. The panel will discuss the Oregon Supreme court decision in Ransom v…

July 1, 2020

Peter Tuenge Presents As OADC Panelist In Seminar Addressing The COVID-19 Pandemic

In May, Peter Tuenge participated as a panelist on a state-wide video seminar hosted by the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel addressing and discussing law firm and practice management in light of the COVID-19 pandemic….

July 1, 2020

Hillary Taylor To Present At OADC CLE On July 14

Partner Hillary Taylor is a co-presenter at the upcoming OADC CLE titled Appellate Update, taking place on July 14. See the flier for more information.

June 2, 2020

Hillary Taylor Discusses The Impact Of The Pandemic On Practicing In The Area Of Medical Malpractice Defense

On the DRI’s “A conversation with…” podcast, Hillary Taylor, a Partner with Portland law firm of Keating Jones Hughes, P.C., recently discussed the impact of the pandemic on practicing in the area of medical malpractice defense….

June 1, 2020

KJH Sends Gratitude And Good Wishes To Peggy Tombleson

With mixed emotions and sincere gratitude, KJH announces the retirement of long time Office Administrator Peggy Tombleson. Peggy’s expertise, organization, and good humor helped guide the firm for 21 years, through major technology upgrades, the…

April 10, 2020

Hillary A. Taylor Publishes New Article About Oral Advocacy In DRI’s The Voice

Hillary A. Taylor, an appellate and trial lawyer published a new article this week, “Improving Oral Advocacy Through Mental Preparation.” Among her many activities, Hillary serves as the DRI Appellate Advocacy Committee The Voice Chair….

February 21, 2020

Peter O. Tuenge Earns ABOTA Membership

Peter Tuenge has been accepted into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). ABOTA dedicates itself to the preservation and promotion of the Seventh Amendment, which guarantees the right to civil jury trials. Members in…

February 11, 2020

Peter Eidenberg Obtains Defense Verdict In Multnomah County

After a five day trial, a Multnomah County Jury returned a defense verdict in favor of the physician and urgent care clinic represented by Peter Eidenberg. Plaintiff alleged a failure to timely and appropriately diagnose…

February 3, 2020

Peter Tuenge And Jennifer Truzzolino Obtain Defense Verdict In Clackamas County

On Friday, January 31, a Clackamas County Circuit Court jury returned a defense verdict in a four day trial. Peter Tuenge and Jennifer Truzzolino represented a dentist in the lawsuit, where plaintiff sought damages for…