Blog – safety

Food Poisoning: Townsend Farms

Very pleased to be working with Bill Marler, aka @bmarler, of Seattle’s Marler Clark LLC on a food poisoning Hepatitis A contamination case against Townsend Farms to be filed here in Oregon. I’ve long been a fan of Bill’s work. When I told my family I would… Continue Reading →

Patient safety and the Oregon Legislature

Good op-ed in today’s Oregonian here by my friend and colleague Michael Wise. No one wants to talk about patient safety and the estimated 98,000 patient deaths each year caused by medical errors. As I noted recently here, it’s time to put patient safety first. Continue Reading →

Thinking about toy safety

Nice post  here on holiday toy safety. It’s a timely reminder for parents and grandparents who might be out shopping for kids’ gifts. There are those who grumble about toy safety initiatives and safety regulations.  The reality is that those who complain haven’t faced the horror of a profoundly… Continue Reading →