Common Signs of Nursing Home Neglect

When nursing home abuse or neglect happens, it can be frustrating and harmful to all family members. It is impossible to know for sure when neglect is taking place when you can’t be with your loved one at all times. If you think your loved one may be a victim of neglect, you should seek representation from a Portland area personal injury attorney. Through regular visits and open communication, you can see some of the Read More

Are Pedestrians the Cause of Some Car Accidents?

Most of the time when there is a car vs. pedestrian accident, the pedestrian will suffer most of the resulting damages.  While it’s in a driver’s moral code to avoid hitting people running, walking, or hiking along the road, pedestrians need to be aware of their surroundings, especially around a busy road. If you are a pedestrian and have been involved in a car accident, it is vital to contact a personal injury Read More

Can Turbulence Cause a Plane Accident?

When you experience turbulence on any plane ride, you may get that little voice in the back of your mind that says, “time to panic.” The good thing is that in 2017, there was only 2 recorded incidents of turbulence causing injury. However, many turbulence related injuries are due to passengers not being in their seat with their seatbelt secured. While it is true that serious turbulence can cause plane accidents, as a Read More

Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Claim?

Every year thousands of people are injured due to negligent or unsuitable medical care. When a doctor, surgeon, or other healthcare professional fails to provide the right type of medical care or makes a mistake while you are in their care, this is known as medical malpractice. If you or a loved one have been injured due to a medical error, you have the right to file a medical malpractice claim. There are several Read More

3 Important Safety Tips to Teach Your Children about Dogs

Dogs are one of the most popular pets in the U.S. and nearly one in two households has one of these furry creatures. While dogs are commonly seen as man’s best friend, there are many instances where a dog’s behavior can become aggressive. Many dogs are friendly and sociable, but when they have been abused, neglected, are malnourished, or if they are territorial, they may bite out of fear. Dog bites are a common type Read More

What Causes Swimming Pool Accidents?

Swimming pools are an excellent way to beat the heat, get exercise, and entertain the kids. While going to a swimming pool is a fun activity for the family to do, the combination of water and concrete makes them a prime location for accidents to occur. In fact, drowning is the second leading cause of death among children and adolescents in the U.S. and is a common cause for personal injury claims. Swimming should be Read More

Slip and Fall 101: 3 Frequent Causes of These Accidents

Emergency rooms throughout the country see thousands of people each year who have been injured in a slip and fall accident. In fact, slip and fall accidents are one of the most prevalent personal injury claims, because they often occur due to the negligence of property owners, store managers, and government entities. The severity of slip and fall injuries can range from minor sprains to concussions, so it is best to Read More

What are the Most Common Causes of Wrongful Death?

When a person dies due to the reckless, careless, or selfish actions of a third party, his/her passing is known as wrongful death. In a wrongful death case, the family of the deceased including spouses, children, and in some cases parents, are eligible to sue for compensation to cover medical expenses, funeral costs, and loss of emotional and financial support. If you have recently lost a loved one due to any of Read More

What are the Most Common Car Accident Injuries?

A car accident is a traumatic experience that can be emotionally, financially, and physically draining. Even minor car accidents can result in injuries that the victim may have to cope with for years to come. There is a wide range of injuries that result from car accidents, with one of the most prevalent being whiplash. Not only is whiplash one of the most common car accident injuries in Oregon, it is also estimated Read More

Eyes on the Road: 5 Tips for How to Drive Defensively Against Trucks

With summer just around the corner, many people will be hitting the road for vacation. For many people, this will mean increased time on the road with large trucks. While we all have equal driving rights, it’s important to know how to appropriately share the road with tractor-trailers. By knowing how to share the road, we can work together to decrease fatalities. In 2014, Oregon had 474 accidents involving Read More

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