Real Personal Injury Clients: May 30 2012

These are real stories about our real auto accident clients. All names of individuals have been changed to protect the innocent and the guilty alike. But names of insurance companies are real, and the details of what happened have not been changed. L.A. was t-boned by a driver who ran a red light in SE […]

Teens Don’t Speak Up About Distracted Drivers

People who have been injured by drivers who were talking or texting on their cell phones when the collision occurred are becoming increasingly common in the offices of Portland distracted driving accident lawyers. If information just released about teens and a distracted driving study are indications of what’s to come in the years ahead, a […]

The Basics of an Oregon Loss of Consortium Claim

The Basics of an Oregon Loss of Consortium Claim

What does “loss of consortium” actually mean? A person making an Oregon loss of consortium claim is in legal terms saying they have been deprived of the benefits of a family relationship because of injuries caused by someone else’s negligence. The term was first used in English common law, and one of the first recorded […]

National and Oregon Dog Bite Claims Increasing

“Dog Bites Man” is not a headline news story anyone would expect to see, but dog bite claims are reaching levels that could certainly attract people’s attention. What’s more, the number of claims and the amounts being paid out are increasing at quite dramatic rates. While Oregon dog bite claims don’t go anywhere near the […]

New Bill May Allow Funding for Oregon Transportation Updates

It’s not quite over yet, but after nearly three years of extensions and waiting for the new Oregon road bill to be passed–part of the federal transportation bill–the end of the road (if you’ll pardon the play on words) may finally be in sight. Thankfully, the powers that be have come up with a far […]

Increase Seen in Trampoline Injury Cases

Trampolines are a great source of fun, entertainment and exercise, but Oregon trampoline injury lawyers have noticed a worrying increase in the number of trampoline injury cases being reported. As the seemingly harmless devices become more and more popular, trips to hospital emergency rooms are becoming more and more frequent. The feeling of near flight […]

Oregon Medical Injury Updates: May 2012

The development of scanners that use child-sized doses of radiation; giving a new name to an old affliction, and Oregon’s health care proposals attracting national attention are stories that an Oregon medical injury lawyer feels are worth updating. The past month has seen new developments in all three areas. New Regulations on CT Scans and […]

Oregon Auto Insurance Fraud Hurts Everyone

Portland auto insurance lawyers will fight as hard as they can when a client comes to them with injuries sustained through someone else’s negligence in a car accident. However, they are as adamantly opposed to auto insurance fraud as anyone else. They know that fraudsters make it that much more difficult for genuine cases to […]