Do Not Wait to seek Medical Treatment if you were Injured in an Accident

Do Not Wait to seek Medical Treatment if you were Injured in an Accident

When you are in a car crash, your own insurance will pay all of your medical bills for a year after the crash, up at at least $15,000.  This is called “personal injury protection” or PIP, and every Oregon auto policy is required to have this coverage. Neither the insurance company nor a jury will […]

Not Telling your Attorney these 5 Things Could Wreck your Case

Not Telling your Attorney these 5 Things Could Wreck your Case

If you hire a lawyer, or are considering hiring a lawyer, for your personal injury claim, it is important to recognize that this will become a long-term, important relationship.  This means you need to be honest and open with your attorney at all times. Here are several things your attorney will need to know during […]

4 Tips for Surviving a Minor Car Crash

4 Tips for Surviving a Minor Car Crash

Car accidents can be life-changing and scary. Getting into our cars to drive is one of the riskiest decisions we make each day without even realizing it. Nearly 1.3 million people die each year in road crashes averaging about 3,287 deaths a day. Follow the proper steps after a car accident occurs to ensure you […]

3 More Common Myths you may have Heard from Friends, Relatives or Well-meaning Neighbors
3 Common Myths you may have Heard from Friends, Relatives or Well-meaning Neighbors
FAQ’s About Auto Accident Insurance in Oregon

FAQ’s About Auto Accident Insurance in Oregon

What if the other driver was at fault, but doesn’t have insurance? How will I pay my bills? Well, to pay your bills initially, you will be able to use your PIP. But in addition to PIP, you will also have other coverage in your policy to cover expenses over $15,ooo. In Oregon, every driver […]

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

  In 2013, 3,154 people were killed in distracted driving crashes. Distracted driving has become an increasing issue over the last few years and is easily preventable. Texting and driving is one of the most common forms of distracted driving. Seventy-one percent of young people say they have sent a text while driving. Texting and driving is […]

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 […]