Soil movement problems in Oregon and Washington are generally caused by one of two issues: (1) soil subsidence or settling; or (2) soil expansion.
We see it all the time: Employers use employee handbooks and written personnel policies that are ambiguous, don't fit their practices, or don't comply with Oregon or Washington employment law. Unfortunately, such carelessness yields unnecessary exposure to employee claims that are often messy, time consuming, and expensive to resolve.
We've all heard of betting the farm on business litigation. I've been involved in one or two such scraps, and I'd like to think I've won more than I've lost.