Portland Named in Top 5 Best Bike-Friendly US Vacation Destinations

Portland Named in Top 5 Best Bike-Friendly US Vacation Destinations

Bicycling keeps growing and many travelers look to getting around a new city on two wheels. Travel Pulse recently published a list of the top 5 best bike-friendly US vacation destinations and Portland made the cut. The other four are Boulder, San Francisco, New York/New England and Minneapolis. Portland is very serious about biking and the […]

What are my legal rights if I was injured at work?

What are my legal rights if I was injured at work?

Employers are required to provide their employees with safe working conditions in a healthy environment. If an employer fails to meet this criterion, then an employee may be injured as a result. Even in the safest workplaces, accident can still occur. To protect your rights if injured at your workplace, the first step is to […]

Google’s Driverless Car May be Bad for Personal Injury Lawyer’s Businesses

  Google’s self-driving car is looking for auto industry partners to bring the technology to market in the next five years. These driverless cars could possibly hurt personal injury lawyers and their businesses. Over the years, new innovations and technology have decreased the number of fatalities with safer cars on the roads. If human error […]

Dark Streets Limit Visibility for Drivers and Pedestrians

  The past couple of weeks there have been several accidents involving pedestrians being hit by vehicles in the early morning or evenings when it is still dark out. Some of these crashes involved victims who did not survive. If you are walking at night make sure drivers can see you. Be visible and try […]

What are the Oregon Personal Injury Laws & Statutes?

What are the Oregon Personal Injury Laws & Statutes?

If you have been injured from an accident in Oregon, understanding the rules will help you begin the personal injury claim process.  Below are key state laws that are important for your personal injury lawsuit or insurance settlement.   Time Limit All states have laws explaining the amount of time you have to file a […]

Tips for Negotiating with an Insurance Company

Tips for Negotiating with an Insurance Company

After you file a personal injury claim and submit a demand letter to an insurance company, it is time to negotiate. When you present an organized demand letter and proper documents, then the process will begin with a few phone calls with an insurance claims adjuster. Below are the steps in various stages of the […]

What is ‘Pain and Suffering’ mean in a Personal Injury Case?

  Many people may not know about the definition of “pain and suffering” in the context of personal injury law. Another important point is how pain and suffering it is calculated for the damages in a claim. The two types of pain and suffering are physical and mental. Physical pain and suffering is the actual […]

How do you negotiate a personal injury settlement?

  If you were injured in an accident due to someone else’s negligence, you can be compensated for your losses. Determining the right value to settle your injury claim can be difficult. Before you begin the settlement process you must speak to a doctor to determine the type and extent of your injuries. This way […]