Portland Drunk Driver Attorney Welcomes New Ignition Interlocks Law

Drunk drivers kill literally thousands of people each year in the United States, and Oregon has seen its fair share of this type of tragedy, but steps to curb the likelihood of this happening on Oregon roads in the future have been welcomed by a Portland drunk driver attorney. Both the Senate and the state […]

Real Client: Drunk Driver Injured Our Clientin Chain Collision

This is a real story about one of our real drunk driving accident clients.  All names of individuals have been changed to protect the innocent and the guilty alike.  But names of insurance companies are real, and the details of what happened have not been changed. “Matt” was driving in front of a friend in […]

Real Client: Man Hit By Drunk Driver Who Veered into His Lane at 60 MPH

This is a real story about one of our law firm’s real drunk driving accident clients.  All names of individuals have been changed to protect the innocent and the guilty alike.  But names of insurance companies are real, and the details of what happened have not been changed. “Arnold” was driving near Salem when a […]

Drunk Driving Crack Down in Portland

All traffic accidents are regrettable under any circumstances and even more so when someone gets injured. Thousands of Oregon drivers are unfortunate enough to be injured every year, and hundreds are killed in accidents that are caused by everything from poor road conditions and appalling weather to medical conditions or texting while driving. However, Portland […]

Portland Personal Injury: Bulging Disk After Accident

It’s not just cars that have shock absorbers. The human body has built-in shock absorbers in the form of cartilage, located throughout the body to protect bones and joints from wear and tear. The bones of the spine are stacked one on top of the other, and each joint is held together with small ligaments. […]

How to Sue a Portland Bar for Serving a Drunk Driver

At a chemical and biological level, alcohol is a depressant. Many people are confused by this statement, because they often experience a “high” after they have been drinking and feel the effects. Alcohol provides this “high” because it has depressed those other parts of the brain that keep us in balance: the rational and logical […]

3 DUI Deaths Over the Labor Day Weekend

According to the Oregon State Police troopers on Tuesday, three people died during the 2011 Labor Day weekend. Historically, at least since 1970 when they began keeping track, the Oregon Department of Transportation’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) has found that an average of 7 people die in drunk driving related accident son this weekend […]

Prevent Summer Drunk Driving Accidents and Injuries in Oregon

On Tuesday, Hillsboro resident Andres Escobedo was sentenced to three years and four months of jail time for driving drunk and causing the death of his fiancé Ashley Dettra. This is a very tragic story – Escobedo is only 21 years old. But drunk driving is a major problem and considering the way he was […]