Concluding Thoughts

Concluding Thoughts

We appreciate that you have taken the time to read this book. You are going through a very difficult time in your life, and we know that you have a lot going on. We very much hope you have found this book helpful, as our primary goal was to help educate you about Oregon wrongful […]

Safety Tips to Avoid Drunk Driving Accidents this Holiday Season

Safety Tips to Avoid Drunk Driving Accidents this Holiday Season

Alcohol-impaired motor vehicle crashes cost more than an estimated $37 billion annually. December is one of the busiest on the nation’s roadways and is also one of the most dangerous. With the holidays approaching, there is an increase in social gatherings and many of those events involve alcohol. Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety […]

Driving with a Hangover Could be as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

  Two studies by researchers from Utrecht University in the Netherlands and University of the West of England in the UK presented a series of driving tests that mimicked highway driving. The individuals had an average of 10 alcoholic drinks the night before. The subjects did not have any alcohol present in their blood but […]

UPDATE: Bike Accident Ruled Homicide

Kipp Crawford’s death, which sent shock waves through Portland, Oregon’s biking community in November, has been ruled a homicide, and the Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers, announced February 18, 2010, that they are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the case, according to reports from

Portland Hit and Run Lawyers: Providence Bus Driver Arrested

Date: December 28, 2009 Location: SE 76th & Stark St., Portland, Oregon Names: Dobrivoje Ivkovic A bus driver for senior citizens attending Providence ElderPlace in Portland, Oregon, was arrested December 28, 2009, for drunk driving, reckless driving, and leaving the scene of an accident after he crashed his empty bus at SE 76th and Stark […]

Springfield Man Arrested after Drunk-Driving Crash Injures Couple

Date: December 4, 2009 Location: Highway 126W, near Florence, Oregon Names: Larry Gene Larson, Deborah A. Larson, Anna V. Larson, Richard Alfred Lopez A Springfield man was held on multiple charges December 4, 2009, following a two-car crash on Highway 126W east of Florence, Oregon, that seriously injured a Florence couple. According to, Larry […]

Passerby Rescues Mother, Children from Submerged Car After Crash

A Good Samaritan pulled four people, including three small children, from an SUV half submerged in the rushing waters of a creek November 18, 2009, after the vehicle crashed on Widow Creek Road in Newport, Oregon, and rolled down an embankment. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office told the Newport News-Times that alcohol was involved in […]

OSP Arrests 31 Drunk Drivers on Halloween

Date: November 2, 2009 Oregon State Police were out in force for Halloween this year, and their efforts paid off. During the 12-hour time period from 6 PM, October 31, to 6 AM, November 1, troopers nabbed 31 drunk drivers in Oregon – more than double the total for Halloween 2008.