Portland Personal Injury Blog

How do you negotiate a personal injury settlement?

If you were injured in an accident due to someone else’s negligence, you can be compensated for your losses. Determining the right value to settle your injury claim can be difficult. Before you begin the settlement process you must speak to a doctor to determine the type and extent of your injuries. This way you […]

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What Proof is Required for a Wrongful Death Case?

A Wrongful death claim is a civil lawsuit because the damages the Plaintiff is seeking are strictly monetary. Criminal cases result in a type of punishment such as a fine or imprisonment. The monetary damages awarded must obtained through a civil lawsuit. The Plaintiff is the person who is bringing the civil lawsuit and is typically […]

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Portland Sues Uber for Operating Illegally in the City

On Monday, the City of Portland filed a lawsuit against the ride sharing service, Uber, for operating illegally. The case has moved from the Multnomah County Circuit Court to federal court per Uber’s request. Accomodating Portland rules for Uber would cost more than $100,000 and change their business model completetly. The San Francisco based ride […]

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Should I Hire A Wrongful Death Attorney for my Case in Oregon?

Wrongful death in Oregon is defined as a death “caused by the wrongful act or omission of another”. A typical wrongful death case is caused by a negligent, reckless or intentional act. These actions would be the same as one to support a personal injury claim if the deceased person had lived. The main difference […]

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Two Portland Lawyers create app ‘Driving While Black’

A new app called ‘Driving While Black’ was designed by two Portland Lawyers to help people of all races and officers who have pulled them over. With the app, you can alert friends if you have been pulled over. There is a button to record your conversation, a complaint function and a commend function for […]

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Steps in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Every personal injury case is unique but there are common factors each person can expect in most cases. Any legitimate personal injury case will involve a personal injury and need proof to make it past the summary judgment stage. If the damages appear to be more than a small claims court, then a personal injury […]

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