What is Uninsured Motorist Coverage?

Did you know that in the event of a car accident with an uninsured at-fault driver, you can use uninsured motorist coverage?  This coverage protects you under these circumstances. How it works is that you make a claim against your own insurance company, for up to the limit of coverage, instead of against the other driver. […]

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When do I need to hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

The skills and experience of a professional lawyer is worth the money in most cases.  Many claims involve complex legal rules, the severity of your injuries might cause compensation to differ from the norm or the insurance company is difficult to handle on your own.  Below is a list of types of injuries and accidents […]

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How to Choose the Right Witness for Your Accident Claim

Having the right witness can make or break your accident claim.  The presence of third party witnesses and their credibility is crucial to your claim. One of the first questions the insurance company will ask about filing a claim is if there were any witnesses present besides the drivers.  The insurance adjuster will want to […]

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How Much Money is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

If you’re considering filing a claim with an insurance company because you’ve been hurt (personal injury lawsuit) you’re probably wondering how much your case is worth.  Our civil justice system awards money (damages) to the person injured by making the party responsible for the injury (or their insurance company) pay the injured person for the […]

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The #1 Mistake After an Injury: Not Seeking Medical Care

Portland personal injury attorneys are advising people that not seeing a doctor after a motor vehicle accident could mean even bigger trouble paying medical bills than if they went to the doctor right away. The sad fact is, too many people make the mistake of not seeing a physician within three days of being involved […]

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Tips for Negotiating Your Car Accident Settlement

There are nearly two million Americans each year who suffer injuries from car accidents across the country, and there are at least 20,000 car accidents that end up becoming fatal.  It is no surprise then that car accident settlements are on the rise.  With this increase in accidents comes an increase in the need for […]

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What Should I Do When My PIP Runs Out?

If you’ve been injured in an Oregon automobile or some other kind of personal injury accident, you may have to rely on your personal injury protection (PIP) insurance to cover your medical bills until the insurance details are all sorted out. This can become quite stressful for victims and their families, especially if the injuries […]

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