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

4 Tips for Dealing with Insurance Claims After a Car Accident

Trying to make a claim to your insurance company after a car accident can be an absolute nightmare—especially when you consider all the red tape you have to go through to get the monetary protection you’ve been paying for. We understand the frustration and sleepless nights a situation like this can cause. They say “prevention is better than cure,” so this blog will discuss what you can do to simplify the process in Read More

Common Mistakes People Make with an Oregon Personal Injury Claim

There are more than 5 million car collisions reported each year in the U.S. These accidents lead to 33,000 deaths and 2.2 million injuries. It is therefore sad and shocking how many people inadvertently damage their valid personal injury claims by making a few key mistakes after the accident (whether due to ignorance or the trauma of the accident). In this blog we take a look at some of the common mistakes that Read More

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