Don’t Drive with a Cold – Surprising Study

It’s the time of year when thousands of Oregonians are suffering with colds and flu. People still drive to the shops; mothers drive the kids to school and some people try to tough it out and drive to work, even when they should probably be at home in bed with a hot drink, a cold […]

Bicycling is on the Rise in Portland

You’d be forgiven for thinking that for a city to be the most popular in the nation among cyclists, it would need 12 months of good weather per year. It may surprise you, then, that Portland has more cyclists per head of population than any other major metropolitan area in the country, and recent studies […]

School District Liability for Child Injury Accidents

Schools are not just places children go to for learning. They also take part in playground games, physical education and extracurricular activities. Thousands of Oregon school children are injured every year, some seriously, in almost as many ways as there are injuries. Portland child school injury lawyers are frequently asked if the school can be […]

How NOT Seeing a Doctor Can Decrease the Value of Your Injury Claim

Portland injury lawyers always tell people that the first thing they should do after any traffic accident is to see a physician, but many people fail to heed this advice. Many people think they’ve just been shaken up and that there’s no real damage done. Still others say they haven’t got the time, or that […]

Auto Accidents Downtown Prompt Traffic Signal Changes

The intersection of any two streets you care to mention will always come with its own inherent set of dangers. The busier the street, the greater the chance that someone will do something at that intersection that leads to someone’s car getting banged up. However, Portland car accident attorneys have noticed that one intersection in […]

Why Mandatory Binding Arbitration Can Be Hard on Injured Oregonians

Oregon drivers who have been injured by other negligent road users have always had the right to consult Portland personal injury lawyers and seek compensation through the court system. In these cases, a judge or jury listens to the evidence presented from witnesses to the accident, doctors who have treated the injured driver and employers […]

Does My Auto Accident Affect My Homeowner’s Insurance?

Let’s say you had a bad year on the roads that meant you had to file an insurance claim or two. Maybe your teenage son, driving under your policy, made a bad left hand turn and sideswiped a parked car, or you skidded on an unseen patch of ice and ran into the back of […]

Defective Airbags Can Cause Actionable Injuries

Beyond a shadow of a doubt, cars are becoming safer as each new model is introduced. New and improved safety devices are now standard equipment on even the most basic compact car, and in larger luxury and family models and SUV’s, you’d be forgiven for thinking you could drive your vehicle off a cliff without […]