Medical Liens and the Importance of Negotiation

If your health insurance or your auto insurance (PIP) pays your medical bills due to an injury that was someone else’s fault, and then you get a settlement from that person (or their insurance company), then your insurance company (that pays your medical bills) has the legal right to get back the money they paid […]

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What is Underinsured Motorist Insurance?

When you bought your insurance policy, in addition to PIP and liability coverage, you also got underinsured motorist insurance (UIM). If someone else hits you and causes $150,000 worth of injuries, but only has $25,000 worth of insurance, UIM will make up the difference, but only if you have UIM policy limits of $150,000 or […]

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Portland Named in Top 5 Best Bike-Friendly US Vacation Destinations

Bicycling keeps growing and many travelers look to getting around a new city on two wheels. Travel Pulse recently published a list of the top 5 best bike-friendly US vacation destinations and Portland made the cut. The other four are Boulder, San Francisco, New York/New England and Minneapolis. Portland is very serious about biking and the […]

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What are my legal rights if I was injured at work?

Employers are required to provide their employees with safe working conditions in a healthy environment. If an employer fails to meet this criterion, then an employee may be injured as a result. Even in the safest workplaces, accident can still occur. To protect your rights if injured at your workplace, the first step is to […]

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