2015 ORS § 653.285¹
Liability of employer

If an employees trade equipment is damaged upon or stolen from premises under the employers control as a proximate cause of the employers failure to comply with ORS 653.280 (Employer to safeguard employees trade equipment) the employee has a right to file an action against the employer, and the employer is liable, for financial settlement as is needed to repair or replace the equipment. The court may award reasonable attorney fees to the prevailing party in an action under this section. [1975 c.488 §8; 1981 c.897 §91; 1991 c.67 §158; 1995 c.618 §112]