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Objective Reasonableness is the Standard for Oregon Attorney Fee Awards

Summary: Workmen’s Auto Insurance Company concluded it was not required to pay attorney fees because it made a timely tender before the uninsured motorist action was filed. Furthermore, the $25,000 fee award was contrary to the Oregon fee shifting statute’s policy objectives. The trial and appellate courts disagreed. Jones v. Nava Jones, the insured, her…


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