Back to School Safety

With children traveling to and from school starting this month, it is important to keep an eye out for them while driving.  The accident rates with children as pedestrians or bicyclists tend to go up during back-to-school and we want to make sure Oregonians are safe during this time of year.  

How to Take a Dog Bite Case to Small Claims Court

How to Take a Dog Bite Case to Small Claims Court

Many dog-bite disputes never make it court due to negotiations between the injured person and the dog owner or insurance company.  If you were injured by a dog, there are a few different options you have to take the case to court.  Small claims court is typically recommended because in most states you can sue […]

Safety Changes Coming to North Williams Avenue

  North Williams Avenue will be seeing new safety changes to make it more bike and pedestrian friendly.  Four-thousand bicyclists use it everyday along with 8,000 cars, trucks and buses. New changes include a much wider lane for just bikes on the left and one motor vehicle traffic lane on the right. Bicyclists agree it […]

What to Do if You Get into an Accident in a Parking Lot

What to Do if You Get into an Accident in a Parking Lot

People tend to be multi-tasking and not paying attention to where they are going in parking lots. There are many issues that arise in a parking lot accident and it is important to be able to deal with them to protect your interests.  Below are some tips on what to do if you find yourself […]

How to Choose the Right Witness for Your Accident Claim

How to Choose the Right Witness for Your Accident Claim

Having the right witness can make or break your accident claim.  The presence of third party witnesses and their credibility is crucial to your claim. One of the first questions the insurance company will ask about filing a claim is if there were any witnesses present besides the drivers.  The insurance adjuster will want to […]

Driving with a Hangover Could be as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

  Two studies by researchers from Utrecht University in the Netherlands and University of the West of England in the UK presented a series of driving tests that mimicked highway driving. The individuals had an average of 10 alcoholic drinks the night before. The subjects did not have any alcohol present in their blood but […]

How Much Money is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

If you’re considering filing a claim with an insurance company because you’ve been hurt (personal injury lawsuit) you’re probably wondering how much your case is worth.  Our civil justice system awards money (damages) to the person injured by making the party responsible for the injury (or their insurance company) pay the injured person for the […]

The 7 Most Common Motorcycle Accidents & How to Avoid Them

Reduce your odds of getting into a motorcycle crash with these tips.  The more educated you are about motorcycle safety, the lower the chance of being injured or killed. Safety gear is helpful but doesn’’t necessarily prevent injury in a crash.  Below is a list of seven common accidents and how you can prevent them. […]