Alcohol – more time limits

Alcohol – more time limits

If alcohol was involved in a death, and if the server of the alcohol was partly responsible for the death because they served an already visibly intoxicated person, or served a minor, or failed to perform their server duties correctly in other ways (which are defined by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission), you may be […]

How to Prevent Drinking and Driving this New Year’s Eve

How to Prevent Drinking and Driving this New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve has the second largest amount of drunk driving accidents next to Thanksgiving. Drinking and driving carries many risk for yourself, passengers and any others that may cross your path. Preventing your friends or family from drunk driving can help minimize the number of accidents that occur on the road, especially on New […]

Safety Tips to Avoid Drunk Driving Accidents this Holiday Season

Safety Tips to Avoid Drunk Driving Accidents this Holiday Season

Alcohol-impaired motor vehicle crashes cost more than an estimated $37 billion annually. December is one of the busiest on the nation’s roadways and is also one of the most dangerous. With the holidays approaching, there is an increase in social gatherings and many of those events involve alcohol. Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety […]

The Effects of Drugged Driving

The Effects of Drugged Driving

Similar to driving after consuming alcohol, driving after taking drugs can be a huge safety risk to the driver, passengers and others on the road. Why is drugged driving dangerous? Different drugs have various effects on how they act in the brain. For example, cocaine and methamphetamine can cause drivers to be aggressive and reckless […]

How Various BAC Levels Affect your Driving

How Various BAC Levels Affect your Driving

Alcohol-impaired motor vehicle crashes cost more than an estimated $37 billion annually. About one-third of the drunk driving arrests, crashes, deaths and injuries come from repeat offenders. All states have a legal limit of .08% BAC (blood alcohol concentration) for drivers over the age of 21 operating a motor vehicle. It is illegal for any […]

Oregon’s Statutes of Limitations

Oregon’s Statutes of Limitations

Many people ask the same question, how long do I have to file my personal injury case?  In general, Oregon personal injury cases must be filed with the court within two years of the date of the injury.  This does not mean you can decide one year and eleven months after your accident that you […]

Oregon DUI Laws

Oregon DUI Laws

Oregon has some of the more strict laws when it comes to drinking and driving. In our state you can receive up to 1 year in jail for driving under the influence. The fine that you could receive is between $1,000 and $2,000. In Oregon, your licensed will be suspended for 1 year in most […]

Plan Ahead this New Year’s Eve

Plan Ahead this New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day are two of the most common holidays for drunk driving accidents to occur.   Each year nearly 10,000 people are killed in drunk driving crashes and during the holidays it is even more prevalent. Stay safe this New Year’s and plan ahead if you are going to be drinking. Whether […]