Should I sign the information releases that the insurance adjuster gave me?

Should I sign the information releases that the insurance adjuster gave me?

It is very important that you do not sign any release forms that you received from an insurance adjuster without first talking to an attorney. Remember that the insurance adjuster’s main goal is to keep the payments they make to accident victims like you as small as possible. That’s why we are here for you—to […]

Celebrate National Teen Driver Safety Week

Celebrate National Teen Driver Safety Week

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is recognizing this week in October, National Teen Driver Safety Week. NHTSA would like to remind parents of teen drivers to discuss these various safety topics that are among some of the most risky behaviors of teen drivers. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of deaths for those […]

4th of July Fireworks Safety

It’s the 4th of July and, while I hate to be the wet blanket on your 4th of July party, I’d like to take the opportunity to warn you about fireworks. The rules in Oregon are pretty specific about what kind of fireworks you can buy, but let’s face it, lots of people drive over […]

“McDonald’s Coffee Case” . . . Again

“McDonald’s Coffee Case” . . . Again

“Stella Liebeck”: The woman who spilled McDonald’s coffee on herself. The “Stella Awards”: Awards given every year to mark particularly absurd lawsuits, named after her. “McDonald’s Coffee Case”: A term that has become shorthand for “our civil justice system is broken because people sue over events that were their own fault and make millions.” We’ve […]

Oregon Burn Injury Statistics Climb During Dry, Hot Summer

It seems like every second day, a new section of Oregon is being hit by wildfires, and the hot, dry summer which has still not come to an end has certainly played its part in the increased number of burns this year. Humans have also played their part, and this is a particular concern to […]

Recent Auto Recalls Concern Defective Auto Injury Lawyers

With the amount of research and development that takes place before any vehicle is launched onto the market, it’s surprising the number of recalls that take place. A defective auto injury lawyer recently expressed concern over the high number of safety issues that had necessitated cars being called back into dealers for repairs. More than […]

5 Tips to Avoid Summer Grill Burn Injuries

Summer is upon us and most Americans are going to begin pulling out their grills and getting ready for cookouts. Firefighters see this as their peak time for grill fires, which can lead to bigger problems. Fires that begin because of human error or mechanical failures with grills cause about 7,700 fires each year, according […]