ORCP 12 - Pleadings liberally construed; disregard of error
PLEADINGS LIBERALLY CONSTRUED; DISREGARD OF ERROR
A Liberal construction. All pleadings shall be liberally construed with a view of substantial justice between the parties.
B Disregard of error or defect not affecting substantial right. The court shall, in every stage of an action, disregard any error or defect in the pleadings or proceedings which does not affect the substantial rights of the adverse party.