Oregon to Participate in Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The National Safety Council has designated April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month and has challenged drivers to go online to the Council’s website and sign a pledge promising to refrain from cell phone use (texting or talking) while behind the wheel during the month of April. Oregon car accident attorneys at Shulman DuBois LLC encourage […]

Oregon Truck Crashes are Complicated – Do You Need an Attorney?

An Oregon truck driver who crashed his truck after swerving to avoid hitting an animal in the roadway, unleashed 500 million bees onto Highway 97 near Madras last week. Fortunately, the truck driver was uninjured in the crash, but it took bee apprentices from the Central Oregon Beekeepers Association 12 hours to rescue the bees. […]

April Fundraiser for Police Veteran Reminds Us – Life Can Change in an Instant

Accidents happen. Not matter who you are, what you do, or how healthy you might be, an accident can derail your life, changing things forever. That’s just what happened to 20-year Portland Police veteran Paul Meyer. Paralyzed in what The Oregonian characterized as a “freak accident”, Meyer has gone from being an active Portland police […]

Calculating Truck Injury Compensation After an Accident

Factors to Consider When Calculating Potential Truck Injury Compensation Truck accidents often result in higher settlements for injury compensation to victims. Factors that are taken into consideration in calculating truck injury compensation differ depending upon the injuries suffered and whether or not the victim died as a result of the accident (fatal accident cases are […]

It Can Be Hard to Get a Fair Oregon Car Accident Settlement

Oregon car accident settlements, while presumed to be fair compensation for any injuries you might sustain in an accident, are often difficult to obtain in an amount that truly makes you whole. The car accident settlement process begins immediately following a car accident and is complete when you receive a check from an insurance company […]

Can I Sue A Car Insurance Company After an Accident?

What to Do If You ARE Seriously Injured in a Car Accident in Portland While you can’t technically sue a car insurance company after a car accident, you can bring a claim against the at-fault driver’s insurance policy. Insurance companies, regardless of how necessary and helpful, are ultimately out to make money. That means that […]

Bulging Disk Settlement: Compensation for Expensive Medical Treatment

A bulging disk can cause severe, debilitating and prolonged pain. These injuries are often the result of an accident like an automobile accident, a slip and fall incident, or work-related event. A bulging disk injury may require surgery, physical therapy, pain medications, oral steroids, or epidural injections to treat—an often expensive remedy. If you suffer […]

Supreme Court to Decide on Medical Liens

Imagine this scenario.  You have been seriously injured in an accident that was caused by the negligence of another person.  You were so injured that you were no longer able to work, your body has been changed drastically, and you will be considered physically disabled for the rest of your life. You hire an attorney […]