Why File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Why File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

When a terrible accident has claimed the life of a loved one, between the grief that you are struggling with and the care that you have to provide to your family, it is undoubtedly a difficult time for you to even consider thinking about wrongful death lawsuits.  However, if you wish to hold the responsible […]

“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 […]

Do Personal Injury Lawsuits Make the World Safer?

Personal injury lawsuits are supposed to serve several different purposes: They’re supposed to compensate someone who was injured due to another person’s carelessness. They’re supposed to make the person who actually caused a loss to pay for that loss. They’re supposed to help prevent injuries from resulting in bankruptcy, if the injury was not your […]

Little Known Law Creates Injustice for Workers Injured on the Job

Little Known Law Creates Injustice for Workers Injured on the Job

“Whatsoever you have done unto the least of these men, you have done it to me.” I learn new things every day. Today I was taught something by a 25-year-old man with broken bones in his back who has required three surgeries so far. His medical bills are about $500,000 so far, and he’s not […]

Do Gaps in Treatment Lead to More Injury Trials?

One of the duties of a lawyer is to tell people the truth, even when it hurts. To tell people that their actions, however well-intentioned and justifiable, may have certain unfair consequences. No lawyer enjoys it, but it is part of our job. So don’t shoot the messenger. Let me give you an example of […]

Oregon to Participate in Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The National Safety Council has designated April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month and has challenged drivers to go online to the Council’s website and sign a pledge promising to refrain from cell phone use (texting or talking) while behind the wheel during the month of April. Oregon car accident attorneys at Shulman DuBois LLC encourage […]

Portland Accident Lawyers are Familiar with Compound Fractures

Open Fracture Recovery Can Mean Extended Time Away from Work and Large Medical Bills Seen frequently in the aftermath of a car collision, open fractures (also referred to as compound fractures) that do not heal properly or become infected require a significant amount of medical treatment over an extended period of time—meaning such an injury […]

Typical Injuries from Truck Accidents

As truck accident lawyers, Shulman Dubois LLC can verify that truck accidents are among the most devastating of vehicle accidents, resulting in injuries and financial difficulties almost unimaginable. But, when a truck encounters a train, you are talking about an entirely different kind of devastation. Typical Injuries from Trucking Accidents With the many trucking regulations […]