Seven Common Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Accident Case

Mistake 1: Giving a statement to the other driver’s insurance company.  Giving them a statement will give the other insurance company more reasons to reduce the amount of money they will pay you. Mistake 2: Waiting to seek medical treatment, or not following your doctor’s orders.  A jury and insurance company are more likely to take […]

What Evidence should you Gather for your Car Accident Case?

What Evidence should you Gather for your Car Accident Case?

After a car accident it is important to gather as much evidence as possible for your insurance claim or injury lawsuit. The more documentation to support your claim, the more likely you are to reach a settlement in your favor. Below are some of the important types of evidence to gather for your car accident […]

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 […]

Brain Injuries Caused by a Car Accident

Brain Injuries Caused by a Car Accident

The leading cause of death and disability from car accidents in the US are Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI). Currently, over 5.3 million people are living with disabilities resulting from a TBI. A traumatic brain injury is an injury to the brain that results from an external force, or trauma, to the head causing damage to […]

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 […]

The #1 Mistake After an Injury: Not Seeking Medical Care

Portland personal injury attorneys are advising people that not seeing a doctor after a motor vehicle accident could mean even bigger trouble paying medical bills than if they went to the doctor right away. The sad fact is, too many people make the mistake of not seeing a physician within three days of being involved […]

Do I Need a Portland Personal Injury Lawyer?

It’s a universal dilemma, and one that thousands of Oregon motorists have asked themselves after being injured because of another road user’s negligence: “Do I really need a Portland personal injury lawyer to look after my claim?” What kind of answer would you expect to receive on an injury attorney’s blog? Well, it may shock […]