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Food Recalls Increase in Q2 2016

When President Obama signed the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) into law almost 5 years ago, we knew it would take time for the FDA to begin enforcing this sweeping reform. The goal of FSMA is to shift the focus from responding to contamination, to preventing it. The impact felt by manufacturers includes increased scrutiny […]

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Oregon Supreme Court’s ruling in “Yeatts v. Polygon Northwest Co.”

Parker, Smith & Feek Subcontractor Injury

If you are a general contractor in the State of Washington, and a subcontractor’s employee has been injured at your jobsite, you can expect the injured worker to make a claim against your company. The worker’s exclusive remedy against his own employer is the benefits provided by the workers’ compensation system. Those benefits do not compensate […]

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Hanjin’s Insolvency: Potential Insurance Recoveries

Parker, Smith & Feek Insolvency

The recent bankruptcy by the Korean shipping giant Hanjin affects all businesses that depend on cargo shipments. Thousands of goods and containers are stranded in ports across the Asian rim due to this bankruptcy. The repercussions of Hanjin’s bankruptcy and its effect on business was expertly outlined by R. Isaak Hurst, Esq., of the International […]

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