Lobbyists Hard At Work Helping Insurance Companies Rob You Blind

Lobbyists Hard At Work Helping Insurance Companies Rob You Blind

I am so sick of insurance companies getting away with screwing consumers! It’s happening again, right now. House Bill 3160 passed the Oregon House, but is being held up in the Oregon Senate by the forty-seven(!!!) lobbyists that are bending your Senators’ ears. (ORS 646.605 – 646.656) makes it illegal for businesses to use “unconscionable […]

ACLU vs. NSA: Protecting Rights to Privacy

ACLU vs. NSA: Protecting Rights to Privacy

Everyone’s talking about Edward Snowden’s recent revelations of the extent to which the NSA has been tracking U.S. citizens. If you haven’t heard (where have you been?), Edward Snowden is a former National Security Administration contractor who, after leaving the NSA with classified surveillance information, has been leaking said information to show Americans how the […]

Should a Drunk Driver Be Allowed to Sue the Bar That Overserved Her?

Should a Drunk Driver Be Allowed to Sue the Bar That Overserved Her?

The fearless lawyers at Pickett Dummigan brought an unusual lawsuit a while back regarding a drunk driving accident. They represent Ashley Schutz for extremely serious injuries that she received after she drank way too much alcohol and then caused a car crash. The suit is complex and has multiple defendants and causes of action, but […]

Minors Can Get Counseling Without Telling Parents…But Can’t Tan

There is an interesting juxtaposition of bills affecting the rights of minors going through the Oregon legislature these days. One that gives minors more rights, and one that takes rights away. I’m in favor of both of them – giving rights with one hand, and taking them away with the other. Senate Bill 491 – […]

Don’t Let Immigration Views Stand In the Way of Safer Roads

Don’t Let Immigration Views Stand In the Way of Safer Roads

So glad the “Driver’s Card” Bill passed. The bill creates a “driver’s card” that is like a driver’s license except that it can be used for driving ONLY. It cannot be used, for example, to board airplanes, or gain entrance to federal buildings. I support this bill on public safety grounds, and regardless of your […]

Testifying for HB 2542: A Small Step Toward Preventing Hit-and-Run Accidents

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 Car Accident Laws Designed to Help Injury Victims

According to Oregon Car Accident Laws, Innocent Victims Deserve Fair and Just Compensation for Their Losses Driving while drunk in Oregon, or any state for that matter, is a criminal offense. In addition to being subject to penalties for the crime of drunk driving, if involved in an accident where injuries are sustained, the driver […]