What Is the Very First Thing I Should Do After an Accident?

What Is the Very First Thing I Should Do After an Accident?

The most important thing you need to do after being in an accident is to see a doctor and follow their instructions. It’s very common for victims of an accident to lose site of the importance of their own recovery because they are overwhelmed with paperwork, exams, appointments and bills that come after being in […]

Seven Common Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Accident Case

Mistake 1: Giving a statement to the other driver’s insurance company.  Giving them a statement will give the other insurance company more reasons to reduce the amount of money they will pay you. Mistake 2: Waiting to seek medical treatment, or not following your doctor’s orders.  A jury and insurance company are more likely to take […]

Impact of Public Transportation

Impact of Public Transportation

If you had to take a quick guess as to what it costs to own and operate your car over, say, a five-year period, what do you think it would be? Would it shock you to find out that, if you’re an “average” motorist, the AAA estimates that you’ll spend almost $45,000 over five years […]

New Bill Could Make Buses Safer, According to Oregon Accident Attorney

With gas prices spiraling ever higher, people are continually looking for less expensive ways to travel, but an Oregon accident attorney has spoken out on the dangers of using some discount bus lines. Now, the U.S. Senate has passed legislation which address safety deficiencies in these companies. Senator Charles Schumer’s bill, recently passed by the […]

Motorcyclist Killed in Accident South of Salem Involving School Bus

Location: Interstate 5 South of Salem Names: Ronald V. McNutt, Sarah Hanson Oregon State Police are investigating a fatal traffic crash involving a motorcycle and a fully-loaded school bus. Oregon Live reports that at about 3:25pm on January 25 Ronald V. McNutt, age 66 of Turner, was operating a motorcycle, entered the northbound lanes of […]