What to Do if a Dog Injures You

What to Do if a Dog Injures You

If you were attacked by a dog, your first instinct is probably to defend yourself. Many dogs bite very quickly, out of fright, nervousness or misdirected protectiveness. If someone else’s dog injures you, the owner is likely to be legally liable for your injury. You may want to check with the local animal control department […]

Do Not Wait to seek Medical Treatment if you were Injured in an Accident

Do Not Wait to seek Medical Treatment if you were Injured in an Accident

When you are in a car crash, your own insurance will pay all of your medical bills for a year after the crash, up at at least $15,000.  This is called “personal injury protection” or PIP, and every Oregon auto policy is required to have this coverage. Neither the insurance company nor a jury will […]

Not Telling your Attorney these 5 Things Could Wreck your Case

Not Telling your Attorney these 5 Things Could Wreck your Case

If you hire a lawyer, or are considering hiring a lawyer, for your personal injury claim, it is important to recognize that this will become a long-term, important relationship.  This means you need to be honest and open with your attorney at all times. Here are several things your attorney will need to know during […]

4 Tips for Surviving a Minor Car Crash

4 Tips for Surviving a Minor Car Crash

Car accidents can be life-changing and scary. Getting into our cars to drive is one of the riskiest decisions we make each day without even realizing it. Nearly 1.3 million people die each year in road crashes averaging about 3,287 deaths a day. Follow the proper steps after a car accident occurs to ensure you […]

3 More Common Myths you may have Heard from Friends, Relatives or Well-meaning Neighbors
3 Common Myths you may have Heard from Friends, Relatives or Well-meaning Neighbors
Don’t be Tricked by the other Insurance Company!

Don’t be Tricked by the other Insurance Company!

You should definitely communicate with your own insurance company’s adjuster, but the insurance adjuster for the other driver’s insurance will probably be more difficult to deal with it.  Here are some of the tricks the insurance adjuster will use to try and make you settle your case for an unfair amount. 1. Pretending to be […]

How to Find Good Doctors

How to Find Good Doctors

We are not doctors, but we regularly work with people who are seeing medical doctors, naturopathic physicians, chiropractors, surgeons, acupuncturists, massage therapists, osteopaths, and all sorts of other medical providers and specialists. In our opinion, the most important things to look for are: Excellent medical skills. Healing from your injuries is more important than your […]