Forest Grove Police Officer’s Body Camera Captures Car Crash as it Happens

Troy Maslen with the Forest Grove Police Department was wearing a helmet-mounted camera that capture more than just a routine traffic stop on July 14th. Maslen had a driver pulled over while he heard a loud crash nearby at the intersection of 19th Avenue and Hawthorne Street. The camera shows the traffic lights on Hawthorne […]

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Car Crash or Car Accident?

Insurance companies love to talk about “accidents”, because that word implies that your injury was nobody’s fault.  Insurance company lawyers like to use the word “accident” because they hope the jury will start to believe that the “accident” was not anybody’s fault.  In reality, an “accident” is usually caused by someone who wasn’t paying attention. […]

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Having the Right UIM Coverage Makes a Difference

In Oregon, every driver is required to have at least $25,000 in UIM (underinsured motorist coverage).  If you injury is worth $300,000, but the person who caused your injury only has $25,000 of insurance, then you could get stuck with just getting $25,000 unless you have good UIM.  If the at-fault driver’s insurance limits will […]

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