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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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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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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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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