How Much is My Portland Personal Injury Case Worth?

If you are considering filing a personal injury case in Portland, you should be thinking about how much your personal injury claim is actually worth. This is called “damages” – how much money will compensate you for your losses of property, health, peace of mind, etc. Of course, you are thinking, “No money could compensate […]

Personal Injury Myths – And the Truth You Need to Know

Personal Injury Myths – And the Truth You Need to Know

We’ve all heard about outrageous personal injury cases and it’s time to set the record straight. Here are some myths we’ve heard about injury claims – and the truth behind each myth. Don’t go into a case with unrealistic expectations: read more to educate yourself. Myth #1: A personal injury lawsuit will make you RICH […]

How to Find the Right Wrongful Death Attorney for Your Family

How to Find the Right Wrongful Death Attorney for Your Family

When a loved one dies untimely, the financial and emotional consequences that occur as a result can be a great hardship for family members. Many of these deaths are the result of another party’s wrongful actions or negligence, and wrongful death lawsuitsare often filed to seek financial compensation to provide for the victim’s family. It […]

Subrogation After an Oregon Injury Claim Settlement

“Subrogation.” Wikipedia has a full definition: “circumstances in which an insurance company tries to recoup expenses for a claim it paid out when another party should have been responsible for paying at least a portion of that claim.” Here’s my definition: when your health insurer (or auto insurer, or Medicare, or other insurer) steals your […]

How to Organize a Successful Deposition for an Oregon Case

In the fall 2010 issue of Trial Lawyer published by the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, an article titled “Practice Makes Perfect” was included, written by Josh Shulman, a partner at Shulman DuBois LLC. The article detailed tips for carefully planning a successful deposition. Below is an overview of the advice in the article that was […]