How much will it cost me to hire a Personal Injury law firm?

How much will it cost me to hire a Personal Injury law firm?

After all of the pain, suffering, and confusion involved in an accident or injury, it can be disheartening to consider the cost of hiring a law firm to represent you for your case. Fortunately, when you work with us, you will not have to worry about cost. We take our fees as a simple percentage […]

Is your attorney available to meet with you personally?

Is your attorney available to meet with you personally?

Surprisingly, some personal injury attorneys don’t make themselves available to meet with their clients and only send out their liaisons to collect your information. Generally this means that they are not invested in your case and that you will not receive the best representation possible. At our firm, we care about our clients. We care […]

Portland Car Collision Attorney Talks about Accidents

Portland Car Collision Attorney Talks about Accidents

While accidents tend to be quite common in our society, not a lot of people understand what they should actually do once they are in one. Aside from the fact that you should get an attorney, there are a few other things that you will want to do right after an accident. Let’s take a […]

How Social Media Can Hurt your Claim

How Social Media Can Hurt your Claim

You might not have thought about this, but what is posted on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter can really (negatively) affect your personal injury case. Here is an example of how this could happen. Defense Attorney: “So, your injuries have kept you from doing your normal activities?” You, the Injury Victim: “Yes, I […]

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 […]

Lying about your Injuries Could Cost You

Lying about your Injuries Could Cost You

If you have been injured and there is a possibility you may bring a lawsuit, you must be absolutely honest.  No lies.  No exaggerations.  The insurance companies have huge databases, and they will spend some time researching your injuries and case if it will help them avoid having to pay you.  They will find medical […]

Having the Right UIM Coverage Makes a Difference

Having the Right UIM Coverage Makes a Difference

In Oregon, every driver is required to have at least $25,000 in UIM (underinsured motorist coverage).  If you injury is worth $300,000, but the person who caused your injury only has $25,000 of insurance, then you could get stuck with just getting $25,000 unless you have good UIM.  If the at-fault driver’s insurance limits will […]

Preserving Evidence & Documenting Damages

Preserving Evidence & Documenting Damages

If you are in a car crash that causes over $1,500 in damage to any vehicle, or causes any injuries, you are required to fill out a DMV report.  Keep a copy for your records, as the DMV will not give you a copy later.  You are also required to inform law enforcement about your […]