Portland Personal Injury Blog

What is PIP (Personal Injury Protection)?

  Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage and claims have to do with “no fault” car insurance.  What this means is that if you are injured in an auto, bicycle or pedestrian accident, your auto insurance provides a minimum of one year and $15,000 in no-fault medical coverage.  PIP insurance also provides wage loss coverage.  PIP […]

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Winter Driving Safety: How to Drive in Snow and Ice

The three key elements to safe winter driving is stay alert, slow down and stay in control. To prepare for winter weather, schedule a maintenance check-up for your vehicle to make sure everything is in working condition. Always have a sufficient amount of gas in your tank to avoid being stuck in a remote area […]

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Fitbit Data Is Now Being Used In Personal Injury Claims

Personal injury cases can be difficult to show that someone’s injuries keep them from doing their job or daily activities. How can you show that this person deserves thousands of dollars in compensation? Lawyers may soon be able to use quantifiable data provided by fitness trackers like the Fitbit for such cases. A law firm in […]

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Spinal Cord Injury Lawsuits

Auto accidents are the leading cause of spinal cord injuries.  The impact of spinal injuries on the victim and their family can be devastating and cause enormous medical costs.  Spinal cord injury is damage to the spinal cord that results in full or partial loss of motor control and sensation.  Some injuries can cause paralysis […]

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When are you Liable for another Person’s Driving?

  One of the key issues in a car accident is determining which driver is at fault or negligent.  In some situations, the law can assign fault to someone who was not driving or even present in the car at the time of the accident.  Below are the instances where this can occur. When an […]

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Motorcycle Safety Tips for Riding in the Rain

Bad weather riding can be more complex and dangerous than other conditions.  Some motorcycle riders find it enjoyable and rewarding riding in the rain but some may not actively seek out that kind of fun.  The key to riding in the rain is three highly variable factors: traction, visibility and comfort. Traction No matter what […]

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