Concluding Thoughts

Concluding Thoughts

We appreciate that you have taken the time to read this book. You are going through a very difficult time in your life, and we know that you have a lot going on. We very much hope you have found this book helpful, as our primary goal was to help educate you about Oregon wrongful […]

4 Tips to Stay Safe While Stopping on the Highway for Emergencies

4 Tips to Stay Safe While Stopping on the Highway for Emergencies

We know that it happens to everyone at one point or another: you have to pull over on the highway because of an emergency. Your child may have undone her safety restraints, or your tires may be wobbling. You may have become suddenly tired and need to take a short nap. Whatever the situation, the National […]

Never Leave Children in a Hot Vehicle Unattended

Never Leave Children in a Hot Vehicle Unattended

As temperatures in the Portland area reach triple digits, we want to remind people to not leave children or pets inside vehicles unattended. On average, more than three-dozen children die of heatstroke in hot vehicles in the U.S. each year. Even with the windows cracked, it is still dangerous to leave a child or pet […]

Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment

Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment

Mild Injury A mild traumatic brain injury doesn’t usually require medical treatment other than rest and overt-the-counter pain relievers to treat a headache. It is important to monitor your injury if is persistent, worsening or any new symptoms occur.   Visiting the doctor will help you recover with the proper steps and care. A doctor will […]

Finding the Right Doctor is Important to Win your Case

Finding the Right Doctor is Important to Win your Case

The value of your case depends on many factors, but two of the most important are: your credibility, and how serious your injuries are. Now, how does a jury (or a lawyer, or an insurance adjuster) figure out how injured you really are? Usually, the best way is to read your medical records and talk […]

The Effects of Drugged Driving

The Effects of Drugged Driving

Similar to driving after consuming alcohol, driving after taking drugs can be a huge safety risk to the driver, passengers and others on the road. Why is drugged driving dangerous? Different drugs have various effects on how they act in the brain. For example, cocaine and methamphetamine can cause drivers to be aggressive and reckless […]

Pedestrian Safety Beacons Added to East Portland Intersections

Pedestrian Safety Beacons Added to East Portland Intersections

As part of the Vision Zero initiative to eliminate deaths and serious injuries on Portland’s roads, 24 new rapid flash beacons will be added to intersections. The rapid flash beacons are installed to improve safety for pedestrians crossing busy Portland streets. Two have been installed so far at Northeast 102nd Avenue and Skidmore Street, and […]

Fireworks Safety Tips

Fireworks Safety Tips

With the Fourth of July coming up, everyone gets excited about fireworks.  Fireworks are a fun way to celebrate but can also be very dangerous.  It is important to be safe when handling fireworks and make sure others around you are also being safe to avoid accidents and injury. Below are some recommended safety tips […]