Neglect of Elderly Leads to Nursing Home Lawsuits

Placing an elderly family member in a nursing home can often be a frustrating and extremely upsetting time for all concerned. In the vast majority of cases, the reasons for using nursing home care are honorable and those decisions are made based on what is best for the elderly relative. When a family makes the […]

Wi-Fi Technology Saves Lives of Pedestrians and Bicyclists

In 2011, America recorded the lowest number of road traffic fatalities in more than 60 years. Sadly, that trend is reversing in 2012, and one of the reasons for the new spike in numbers, according to NHTSA officials, is drivers becoming distracted through the use of relatively new technology and specifically through cell phone use. […]

Fatal Traffic Accidents Increase, NHTSA Guesses Why

The year 2011 saw the fewest road traffic fatalities in America in more than 60 years. The last time the number of people killed in U.S. road accidents was as low as last year came in 1949. While officials responsible for road safety, including the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) were still congratulating themselves […]

Asbestos Lawsuits – Your Legal Rights

Asbestos Lawsuits – Your Legal Rights

Asbestos lawsuits have been ongoing for many years now, yet many people are still confused as to their legal rights in such cases and what will happen should they decide to pursue a claim in court. The truth is, there are no fixed or definite answers, because virtually every case is different. Many asbestos lawsuits, […]

Pool Drownings of Children Still a Serious Problem for Parents

Pool Drownings of Children Still a Serious Problem for Parents

Summer is here at last, and as the temperatures rise, more and more Oregonians take to the great outdoors for fresh air, sunshine (whenever it shows up) and some exercise. Unfortunately, the season that brings longer daylight hours and warmer weather also reminds us all too frequently and in the worst possible way that pool […]

Oregon Gunfire Deaths Outnumber Accident Deaths

Oregon Gunfire Deaths Outnumber Accident Deaths

Think of the ten states where you would expect more people to be killed by gunfire than in motor vehicle accidents. If you’re thinking places like New York, California, Florida or Illinois, you wouldn’t even have one of the top 10 in your list. It might surprise a lot of people, but Oregon and Washington […]

Recent Notable Injury Lawsuits: Garbage Truck Accident and Acting Accident

Though insurance companies may argue, Portland personal injury attorneys say two recent notable injury lawsuits and the awards paid to the victims are completely justified, given the extent of the injuries suffered. A total of $30 million was paid in the two cases, one in San Francisco and the other a case taken against Paramount […]

Number of Fatal Motorcycle Accidents Steady in the US

Number of Fatal Motorcycle Accidents Steady in the US

In spite of the fact that deaths on American roads fell to their lowest levels in more than half a century, motorcycle accidents showed no such decline. Closer to home, the number of fatal Portland motorcycle accidents also showed no signs of being on the wane. It was very much a good news-bad news story […]