Portland Personal Injury Lawyers Say: TXT L8R

Every Oregon road traffic accident is ultimately caused by a number of factors. It’s seldom just one thing, even if it’s no more than an unfortunate victim being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Some call that fate. Others call it just plain bad luck. A Portland injury lawyer understands that, in some […]

How NOT Seeing a Doctor Can Decrease the Value of Your Injury Claim

Portland injury lawyers always tell people that the first thing they should do after any traffic accident is to see a physician, but many people fail to heed this advice. Many people think they’ve just been shaken up and that there’s no real damage done. Still others say they haven’t got the time, or that […]

Why Mandatory Binding Arbitration Can Be Hard on Injured Oregonians

Oregon drivers who have been injured by other negligent road users have always had the right to consult Portland personal injury lawyers and seek compensation through the court system. In these cases, a judge or jury listens to the evidence presented from witnesses to the accident, doctors who have treated the injured driver and employers […]

Does My Auto Accident Affect My Homeowner’s Insurance?

Let’s say you had a bad year on the roads that meant you had to file an insurance claim or two. Maybe your teenage son, driving under your policy, made a bad left hand turn and sideswiped a parked car, or you skidded on an unseen patch of ice and ran into the back of […]

What to Do After a Portland Slip and Fall Accident

Let’s face it. Slip-and-fall accident cases often receive highly negative publicity because of a number of well-documented incidents where attempts were made to defraud the premises owner with false claims. The fact is, people do fall in places like supermarkets and shopping malls, and they get injured, sometimes quite seriously. A Portland premises liability lawyer […]

Bicycling in Portland: How NOT to Get Hit By Cars (Part 2)

Staying safe while riding a bicycle on Oregon roads is not just a cyclist’s responsibility. Having said that, the problem is when a car and a bicycle come together, the car might get a scratch or two, but the cyclist is highly unlikely to be so lucky. Following the safety tips we’ve listed here will […]

Bicycling in Portland: How NOT to Get Hit By Cars (Part 1)

 We offer here our Top 10 reasons cycling accidents occur, and the best ways to avoid getting hit by a car. The truth is you’d be better off following these tips without wearing a helmet and not getting hit, than to wear a helmet and think that’s the last precaution you need to take, leading […]

Tips for Safe Winter Bicycle Riding

For many people, the winter months would see their bicycles stored safely away in the shed, waiting for the snow and ice to melt and the thermometer to rise. Exercise enthusiasts who schedule regular cycling treks as part of their workout routine, turn to indoor tracks or other means of keeping fit until spring once […]