Downtown Portland Pedestrian Crash Injures Two Men

Date: May 26, 2011 Location: Intersection of SW Fifth Ave and SW Alder St, Portland Names: Lucas Stockburger, Pierre Thompson A Portland man and his visiting friend from Alaska were struck by a pickup truck in downtown Portland. At about 9pm at the intersection of Southwest Fifth Avenue and Southwest Alder St., Lucas Stockburger, age […]

“Superman” Demonstrates Hope for Hit-and-Run Victims

Rob Summers is an example of inspiration and hope to all hit-and-run victims who have found themselves inflicted with a tragic and debilitating injury. Rob was a Portland Oregon baseball star. His life was on track towards success in an exciting career until the day his dreams were shattered by an anonymous driver. The driver […]

Seat Belts Save Lives Over Memorial Day Weekend

KUIK in Portland reports that Oregon State Police (OSP) will be targeting motor vehicle occupants not wearing their seat belts, particularly child passengers, during the Memorial Day holiday weekend this year to coincide with the national “Click It or Ticket” campaign. Along with other law enforcement agencies in the state and across the nation, the […]

Drunk Driver Causes Three-Vehicle Crash

Date: May 23, 2011 Location: Southeast Tualatin Valley Hwy near Southeast River Rd Name: Claus Lendgren The Hillsboro police reported that an impaired driver caused a three-vehicle car crash. Shortly before 10pm, Claus Lendgren , age 31 of Hillsboro, was driving his 1999 Ford Ranger east on SE Tualatin Valley Hwy near SE River Road. […]

Woman Critically Injured in Accident with 15-Year-Old Driver

OregonLive.com reports that the investigation into a pedestrian accident on Monday afternoon on Oregon 211 close to Sandy that left a woman in critical condition is ongoing. According to the article, the 19-year-old Stevie Rae Urwin was walking a leashed dog on the northbound shoulder of Oregon 211, close to Southwest Bornstedt Road at about […]

Using a Police Report for Your Personal Injury Claim

When you file a personal injury claim, it is important to have as much information as possible about the incident that led to the injury. When you are in an auto accident, or are injured due to a crime, there will be a police report generated regarding the incident. You are entitled to a copy […]

Learn How to Prevent Oregon Bike Crashes

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that May has been selected to be National Bike Safety Month. Joined by the American Automobile Association (AAA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the DOT launched a new campaign to remind both parents as well as caregivers that they should set good […]

How to Stay Safe While Stopping on the Highway for Emergencies

As Portland car accident attorneys, we know that it happens to everyone at one point or another: you have to pull over on the highway because of an emergency. Your child may have undone her safety restraints, or your tires may be wobbling. You may even have become suddenly tired. Whatever the situation, the National […]