What are the most common injuries from car accidents?

What are the most common injuries from car accidents?

More than 3 million people are injured each year in car accidents across the country. Injuries from accidents vary immensely due to the circumstances of the collision. Some injuries may resolve quickly with no medical treatment but other more serious injuries might become more permanent and result in physical disability. Some of the factors that […]

When is the Wrong time to Pass other Vehicles

  Over the past couple weeks, there has been multiple car crashes involving vehicles trying to pass others in no-passing zones in Oregon. Unfortunately, these crashes typically end with serious injuries or death due to the speed of the vehicles attempting to pass. Head-on collisions in these situations are extremely life-threatening. If you misjudge the […]

Types of Back Injuries from Car Accidents

Types of Back Injuries from Car Accidents

Damages from car accidents not only affect the vehicles but also the people involved. The most common injury people who were involved in a car accident endure is to the back.  Minor to severe back injury can have a significant impact on your daily life. Below are the four most common types of back injuries. Thoracic […]

Spinal Cord Injury Lawsuits

  Auto accidents are the leading cause of spinal cord injuries.  The impact of spinal injuries on the victim and their family can be devastating and cause enormous medical costs.  Spinal cord injury is damage to the spinal cord that results in full or partial loss of motor control and sensation.  Some injuries can cause […]

When are you Liable for another Person’s Driving?

    One of the key issues in a car accident is determining which driver is at fault or negligent.  In some situations, the law can assign fault to someone who was not driving or even present in the car at the time of the accident.  Below are the instances where this can occur. When […]

Recovering from a Concussion

  A concussion is defined as a mild form of traumatic brain injury caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head.  The major causes of a concussion are falls, motor vehicle-related injury, unintentionally being struck by or against an obstacle, assaults, or playing sports.  Concussions are usually non life-threatening but their effects can […]

How to Avoid Wildlife Collisions on the Road

Animals are forced to cross roads and highways in search of food, water, cover and mates placing them in danger of vehicles driving down the road.  The number one way to avoid collisions with wildlife while on the road is to slow down.  In Oregon, the majority of vehicle-wildlife crashes occur September through November.  A […]

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 […]