How to Find a Car Accident Injury Lawyer in Portland, OR

Most people are interviewed at some point in their life, usually when looking for a job. However, relatively few of us are ever in a position where we are the ones conducting the interview – but this is just what happens when you start looking for a personal injury attorney. Asking the right questions is […]

The Cost of Portland Traffic Crashes: $2.74 Billion in 2009

People generally believe that time spent sitting in traffic jams is expensive time lost. They feel the costs in terms of lost earnings, as well as the physical and emotional strains caused by sitting in traffic, are extremely high. Those people would be absolutely right. The congestion cost in the Portland metropolitan area for 2009 […]

What is a Contingency Fee Agreement?

At Shulman DuBois, we take most of our cases on a contingency fee basis. Many potential clients ask what this means, and how they benefit. Thousands of Oregon residents are injured every year in car collisions, accidents at work or school, or when cycling down a city street or crossing a busy intersection. In an […]

Portland Personal Injury: Bulging Disk After Accident

It’s not just cars that have shock absorbers. The human body has built-in shock absorbers in the form of cartilage, located throughout the body to protect bones and joints from wear and tear. The bones of the spine are stacked one on top of the other, and each joint is held together with small ligaments. […]

Who Drives Better – Men or Women? Portland Personal Injury Attorneys Answer

Who Drives Better – Men or Women? Portland Personal Injury Attorneys Answer

Who are better drivers – men or women? Dealing with car accident victims everyday, our Portland personal injury attorneys see the reality of this question, but thought others might be interested in the studies and conclusions. Considerable research has been done on the topic, and gentlemen, there’s simply no point in dancing around the conclusions. […]

Oregon Car Insurance Laws for Responsible Portland Drivers

Every Oregon driver is supposed to be covered by insurance. We all know that. Yet at least 8% of drivers involved in traffic accidents are driving without a valid insurance policy. Where does that leave the rest of us? Well, it could leave us needing the services of a good Portland personal injury lawyer for […]

Communicating with Your Honest Portland Attorney

Communicating with Your Honest Portland Attorney

We seem to get a lot of calls from people who are unhappy with their personal injury attorney. The #1 complaint? “I never hear from my lawyer.” If you’re looking for an honest Portland attorney, it’s important to keep communication in mind. A good Portland personal injury attorney will be available to his clients and […]

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 […]