Oregon Senate Passes Bill allowing Bicycles & Motorcycles to Run Red Lights

Oregon Senate Passes Bill allowing Bicycles & Motorcycles to Run Red Lights

Early last week the Oregon Senate unanimously approved SB 533, allowing a “bicyclist or motorcyclist to proceed at stop light under certain conditions.” The idea is not to have bicyclists just running red lights at every intersection but it is to bring relief to bikers who constantly find themselves at stop lights that won’t change. […]

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 […]

Motorcycle Safety Tips

Motorcycle Safety Tips

Motorcycles are more dangerous than cars due to more severe consequences if an accident occurs. A motorcyclist is more likely to die in a crash typically than a car or truck driver. To avoid accidents when riding a motorcycle it is important to pay serious attention to safety. Many accidents can be avoided through education […]

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 […]

The 7 Most Common Motorcycle Accidents & How to Avoid Them

Reduce your odds of getting into a motorcycle crash with these tips.  The more educated you are about motorcycle safety, the lower the chance of being injured or killed. Safety gear is helpful but doesn’’t necessarily prevent injury in a crash.  Below is a list of seven common accidents and how you can prevent them. […]

Motorcycle Accident Statistics and Safety Tips

Over the last several years, many Portland motorcycle accident attorneys have become very familiar with new laws that the State of Oregon has instituted in order to keep motorcyclists more safe on the roadways.  These new laws and regulations are important, even if the most die-hard of motorcycle enthusiasts find them to be a nuisance […]

Oregon Motorcycle Injury Lawyers: Get the Help You Need

Oregon Motorcycle Injury Lawyers: Get the Help You Need

It is a sad fact that motorcycle injuries in Oregon are on the rise.  While any kind of accident can be devastating, motorcycle accidents can be particularly damaging.  These accidents will, more often than not, involve very serious physical injuries or possibly even death, and that is why if you or a loved one have […]

Do You Know the Oregon Laws for Motorcycles?

For bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts, there’s nothing like the freedom of getting on that bike and riding down the open road. Unfortunately for them, that freedom is not quite totally free, especially in the State of Oregon. Oregon laws for motorcycles have been around for quite some time now, and have only increased in scale […]