World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15

June 15, 2011, has been designated World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), and it is the sixth year of the event, which was launched by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations. The purpose of the day is to give communities across the globe […]

Using a Police Report for Your Personal Injury Claim

When you file a personal injury claim, it is important to have as much information as possible about the incident that led to the injury. When you are in an auto accident, or are injured due to a crime, there will be a police report generated regarding the incident. You are entitled to a copy […]

A Good Attorney Makes You Feel Like You Are the Only Client

The stress that comes from being involved in an accident is difficult enough without adding the stress of being able to find an efficient, professional, and trusted lawyer. It may be tempting to just pick a lawyer and run with it, but you may be doing yourself a disservice. Finding a lawyer that you feel […]

Beaverton Accidental Shooting Kills One, Injures Another

Date: April 18, 2011 Location: 3700 Block of Southwest 117th Avenue, Beaverton Names: Phillip Wilson, Preston Wilson, Darrell Dean Laffoon Two brothers were shot and injured, one critically, in an accidental shooting at their Beaverton home. At about 8:00 pm police were called to a residence at a trailer park in the 3700 block of […]

Update on Girl Injured by Shotput at Molalla High School

Date: April 12, 2011 Location: Molalla High School Name: Shania Rice Shania Rice was airlifted to OHSU by helicopter on April 12 after a three-pound discus hit her in the back of her head at the Molalla High School track. Superintendent Wayne Kostur has reportedly said that Rice entered the discus landing area during practice. […]

Girl Injured After Hit in the Head by Shotput at Molalla High School

Date: April 12, 2011 Location: Molalla High School Name: Unidentified teen girl A 14-year-old girl was airlifted to Oregon Health and Science University Hospital after she was accidentally struck in the head by a shotput. A Molalla Fire District emergency crew responded to the Molalla High School track at 357 Francis St. at about 4:30pm […]

Establishing Grounds for a Personal Injury Claim

Frustrating? You bet. But there is help. There are many questions you may have surrounding the event of a personal injury. Personal injury lawsuits can be frightening to a person who just suffered an injury due to the negligence of another. The task of trying to establish grounds for a personal injury case that will […]

Oregon City Man Killed in Mt. Hood Meadows Skiing Accident

Location: Mount Hood Meadows Name: William James Cannard William James Cannard, age 41 of Oregon City, died after a skiing accident at Mt. Hood Meadows in which he fell on steep terrain and crashed into a tree. The accident happened at about 10:45am in the Memorial Bowl area, classified as a double black diamond run. […]