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

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

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