What to Do if You Get into an Accident in a Parking Lot

What to Do if You Get into an Accident in a Parking Lot

People tend to be multi-tasking and not paying attention to where they are going in parking lots. There are many issues that arise in a parking lot accident and it is important to be able to deal with them to protect your interests.  Below are some tips on what to do if you find yourself […]

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 […]

The #1 Mistake After an Injury: Not Seeking Medical Care

Portland personal injury attorneys are advising people that not seeing a doctor after a motor vehicle accident could mean even bigger trouble paying medical bills than if they went to the doctor right away. The sad fact is, too many people make the mistake of not seeing a physician within three days of being involved […]

Tips for Negotiating Your Car Accident Settlement

There are nearly two million Americans each year who suffer injuries from car accidents across the country, and there are at least 20,000 car accidents that end up becoming fatal.  It is no surprise then that car accident settlements are on the rise.  With this increase in accidents comes an increase in the need for […]

What Should I Do When My PIP Runs Out?

If you’ve been injured in an Oregon automobile or some other kind of personal injury accident, you may have to rely on your personal injury protection (PIP) insurance to cover your medical bills until the insurance details are all sorted out. This can become quite stressful for victims and their families, especially if the injuries […]

Help! I Crashed Someone Else’s Car – Will Insurance Cover this?

People often contact an Oregon car insurance attorney when they have been in an accident in which someone got injured. That’s common enough. However, considerable confusion and anxiety are often the byproducts of an accident where either the person driving the car didn’t own it, or the owner of the car had loaned it to […]

Don’t Want to Go to Trial for a Personal Injury?

Don’t Want to Go to Trial for a Personal Injury?

Many individuals are unclear on the difference between mediation and arbitration in the legal process. Both are alternatives for resolving disputes outside of court; however they are different processes for conflict resolution. Mediation Defined: An impartial mediator listens to the evidence of each party and then arranges meetings to work toward resolution. Mediators are usually […]