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 […]

Celebrate National Teen Driver Safety Week

Celebrate National Teen Driver Safety Week

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is recognizing this week in October, National Teen Driver Safety Week. NHTSA would like to remind parents of teen drivers to discuss these various safety topics that are among some of the most risky behaviors of teen drivers. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of deaths for those […]

Tips to Avoiding Construction Zone Car Accidents

Tips to Avoiding Construction Zone Car Accidents

Distracted drivers are responsible for more than a dozen deaths on American roads every day, and Portland personal injury attorneys have noted that construction zone car accidents are especially perilous places for drivers to be taking on cell phones or worse, texting. The prevention of construction zone car accidents is purely dependent on drivers being […]

Oregon’s Deadliest Crashes Since 1946

In 1946, the Oregon Department of Transportation began keeping track of fatal traffic crashes. The Oregonian researched and verified the crashes making an interactive map of Oregon showing where the 47 deadliest motor-vehicle crashes occurred. The deadliest crash on I-5 in Oregon occurred December 23, 1965 when a Greyhound bus lost control on ice and 14 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]