Portland Personal Injury Blog

The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over 83,000 vehicle crashes and 1,000 fatalities a year are due to drowsy driving.  Many people recognize that drowsy driving is underreported as a main cause of car crashes. Sleepiness can increase the risk of auto crashes because it impairs performance and can ultimately lead to the […]

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Oregon DUI Laws

Oregon has some of the more strict laws when it comes to drinking and driving. In our state you can receive up to 1 year in jail for driving under the influence. The fine that you could receive is between $1,000 and $2,000. In Oregon, your licensed will be suspended for 1 year in most […]

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Google’s Driverless Car May be Bad for Personal Injury Lawyer’s Businesses

  Google’s self-driving car is looking for auto industry partners to bring the technology to market in the next five years. These driverless cars could possibly hurt personal injury lawyers and their businesses. Over the years, new innovations and technology have decreased the number of fatalities with safer cars on the roads. If human error […]

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Dark Streets Limit Visibility for Drivers and Pedestrians

  The past couple of weeks there have been several accidents involving pedestrians being hit by vehicles in the early morning or evenings when it is still dark out. Some of these crashes involved victims who did not survive. If you are walking at night make sure drivers can see you. Be visible and try […]

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