Interactive Map Shows Pedestrian and Cyclist Deaths in Portland Area

Pedestrian and cyclist deaths have increased each year since 2009. Since these deaths were creating a big concern, federal officials launched and initiative in September to increase pedestrian and cyclist safety. Including Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas and Clark counties, pedestrian and cyclist deaths are matching the national upward trend. The graph below shows the number each […]

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How to Choose the Right Witness for Your Accident Claim

Having the right witness can make or break your accident claim.  The presence of third party witnesses and their credibility is crucial to your claim. One of the first questions the insurance company will ask about filing a claim is if there were any witnesses present besides the drivers.  The insurance adjuster will want to […]

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Bicycle Accident Insurance Coverage

Date: July 24, 2014 Subject: Bicycle Accident Insurance Coverage It’s summertime again and while lots of people in Portland bike all year round, there are many more people biking or walking to work than usual thanks to the season. So I always like to remind everyone this time of year, there is a wonderful Oregon […]

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Do I Need a Portland Personal Injury Lawyer?

It’s a universal dilemma, and one that thousands of Oregon motorists have asked themselves after being injured because of another road user’s negligence: “Do I really need a Portland personal injury lawyer to look after my claim?” What kind of answer would you expect to receive on an injury attorney’s blog? Well, it may shock […]

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Testifying for HB 2542: A Small Step Toward Preventing Hit-and-Run Accidents

I went to Salem a few weeks ago to testify about a bill that the Oregon House was trying to pass. I’ve never done it before, and it was a fascinating experience. I definitely recommend it. The most interesting part to me was how few people were testifying. There are a few hot-button issues every […]

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