Should I expect to receive payment for what I’m enduring as a victim of an accident?
What Is the Very First Thing I Should Do After an Accident?

What Is the Very First Thing I Should Do After an Accident?

The most important thing you need to do after being in an accident is to see a doctor and follow their instructions. It’s very common for victims of an accident to lose site of the importance of their own recovery because they are overwhelmed with paperwork, exams, appointments and bills that come after being in […]

Seven Common Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Accident Case

Mistake 1: Giving a statement to the other driver’s insurance company.  Giving them a statement will give the other insurance company more reasons to reduce the amount of money they will pay you. Mistake 2: Waiting to seek medical treatment, or not following your doctor’s orders.  A jury and insurance company are more likely to take […]

Tips for Handling a Hit and Run Driver Claim

  If you are the victim of a hit and run accident, you are likely to feel angry and confused about what to do under the circumstances. Many people are unsure of the next steps to take or how to file a claim. Below are some helpful tips to understand what to do if you were in […]

How to Choose the Right Witness for Your Accident Claim

How to Choose the Right Witness for Your Accident Claim

Having the right witness can make or break your accident claim.  The presence of third party witnesses and their credibility is crucial to your claim. One of the first questions the insurance company will ask about filing a claim is if there were any witnesses present besides the drivers.  The insurance adjuster will want to […]

Bicycle Accident Insurance Coverage

Date: July 24, 2014 Subject: Bicycle Accident Insurance Coverage It’s summertime again and while lots of people in Portland bike all year round, there are many more people biking or walking to work than usual thanks to the season. So I always like to remind everyone this time of year, there is a wonderful Oregon […]

Hit and Run Drivers: Destroying My Faith in Humanity

I don’t have much to say about the latest nominee for driver of the year, Miriam Clinton, who hit a bicyclist with her car, breaking both his legs, rupturing his spleen, and more. She had 12 driving convictions at the time, and was driving with a suspended license. It’s pretty obvious that she should be […]

Six Months for Cracking Man’s Skull and Leaving Him to Bleed

I wrote about the hit-and-run that left Ryan Hendrix with a cracked skull and bleeding near the brain back on December 13, 2012. The driver who hit Mr. Hendrix as he was crossing the street was finally sentenced recently: to six months in jail, three years probation, and one year without a driver’s license. Ronald […]