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

3 Key Benefits of Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

When you are injured in an accident at no fault of your own, you may have several questions about what to do next. From car accidents to medical malpractice suits, the law surrounding personal injury claims is complex and can be difficult to navigate, especially when you are hurt or suffering from emotional trauma. This is why it is vital to hire a personal injury attorney to advocate for you in your case. A seasoned Read More

4 Tips for Dealing With Insurance Companies After an Accident

If you have been injured in an accident in Oregon, what you do and how you conduct yourself while you’re healing from your injury will help decide what kind of settlement you receive. This means that during this already stressful and challenging time, you must strategize and work accordingly in order to receive the best settlement. Here are four tips for dealing with insurance companies after your accident to help Read More

The Importance of Insurance Policy Limits

You may do everything right when driving. You may come to a complete stop at every stop sign. You may never drive over the speed limit for any reason. You may even be a professional driver and have a perfect driving record. For these reasons, you may have convinced yourself that you do not need a high liability limit on your insurance policy because you believe that you will never be in a motor vehicle Read More

6 Common Medical Errors That May Lead to a Malpractice Lawsuit

Doctors spend years training in their profession. Even still, unfortunately, you may be injured while under their or another health care professional’s care. These injuries can result in a medical malpractice lawsuit to the injured party. In this blog we discuss the most common medical errors that lead to lawsuits: 1) Medication Errors There are a number of ways that you can be the victim of a medication error. Read More

Understanding Wrongful Death Laws in Oregon

Fatal accidents leave behind grieving family members who may not know that they have a legal avenue to pursue against the person or entity at fault. Make sure you know your rights in this time of grief, confusion, and devastation. In Oregon, family members can bring lawsuits on behalf of deceased loved ones. These lawsuits are referred to as “wrongful death” suits and are a powerful way for family members to get Read More

Oregon Personal Injury Claims: Should I Settle?

The decision to settle your personal injury case should not be taken lightly. Often times, you’ve invested time and energy throughout litigation and settling may seem risky in light of all you’ve put into your case. However, whether to settle your case must be considered on a case-by-case basis and requires careful analysis by an experienced Oregon personal injury attorney. Here are a series of “What ifs” to Read More

Hurt in a Slip-and-Fall Accident? Take These 3 Steps First!

Oregon law allows residents to file lawsuits if they’ve slipped and fallen on the property of another. This area of law is called “premises liability,” and you may hear an attorney refer to slip and falls as premises liability claims. In Oregon, you can recover for your injuries if there is some evidence the condition that caused your fall was due to negligence on the part of the owner of the premises. Because not Read More

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