Should I expect to receive payment for what I’m enduring as a victim of an accident?
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 […]

Oregon’s Deadliest Crashes Since 1946

In 1946, the Oregon Department of Transportation began keeping track of fatal traffic crashes. The Oregonian researched and verified the crashes making an interactive map of Oregon showing where the 47 deadliest motor-vehicle crashes occurred. The deadliest crash on I-5 in Oregon occurred December 23, 1965 when a Greyhound bus lost control on ice and 14 […]

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 […]

TriMet News Highlights Common Cause of Oregon Auto Accident Claims

A recent news story investigation by columnist Jamie Francis of The Oregonian, has resulted in some potential major changes in bus driver regulations in terms of rest periods between shifts. Having uncovered that many TriMet bus drivers consistently manipulate Oregon scheduling rules so that they can work longer hours to earn overtime, Francis’ news story […]

Bus Trip Turns Tragic, Warrants Vehicle Accident Investigation

Bus Trip Turns Tragic, Warrants Vehicle Accident Investigation

According to CBS News and an Associated Press report, on Sunday, February 3, 2013, a busload of travelers headed back to Tijuana, Mexico after a day trip of skiing at Big Bear found themselves in the midst of a catastrophic accident when their tour bus driver lost control of the tour bus, rear-ended a sedan […]

At the Scene of a Portland Injury Accident

It’s an accident, and it’s a Portland injury accident.  You were driving down the highway minding your own business, and then all of a sudden someone merging onto the highway hits you.  All you hear is the crunch of the metal on metal, and you realize, you never saw anything coming.  Fortunately no one was […]

Impact of Public Transportation

Impact of Public Transportation

If you had to take a quick guess as to what it costs to own and operate your car over, say, a five-year period, what do you think it would be? Would it shock you to find out that, if you’re an “average” motorist, the AAA estimates that you’ll spend almost $45,000 over five years […]