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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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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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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