The Oregon Litigation Process

The Oregon Litigation Process

Here are some highlights of what you can expect a lawyer to do in a wrongful death case. This is only a selection; there is much more, but since every case is different, we have singled out some of the more common tasks so you can get a flavor.   Preserve all evidence: take photos […]

Role of the Personal Representative

Role of the Personal Representative

Even if you are not considering hiring a professional, thought still must be put into who should be the PR. For example, if a woman dies leaving behind a husband and two children, ages 19 and 21, which of the three would make the best PR? One of the children may get more sympathy from […]

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 […]

T-Bone Accident Claim in N. Portland

This is a real story about one of our real clients. All names of individuals have been changed to protect the innocent and the guilty alike. But names of insurance companies are real, and the details of what happened have not been changed. On Christmas Day, “Barbara” was driving in North Portland when a man […]

Oregon Car Crash Statistics 2010

As another year winds down, we look back and ask the age old question, “Were the good old days really better, or do we just remember them that way?” The same question applies to 2010 Oregon car crash statistics. Some people swear drivers are more aggressive, more dangerous and more distracted now than ever before. […]

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 […]

How Does My Car Insurance Determine the Worth of My Personal Injury Case?

You’re driving down the street in Portland, paying attention to the traffic all around you, and you proceed through a clear intersection because you have the green light. Bang! Someone who wasn’t paying attention ran a red light, smashed up your car, and worse, injured you. The other party says they’re sure their light was […]

Police Chase Ends in Crash, Injures Three Children

Date: August 7, 2010 Location: SE 136th & Division, Portland, Oregon Names: Phillip Hattig, Delaney Bean, [Unknown] A 40-year-old man led police on a chase at speeds up to 60 MPH and wound up in a four-car crash that injured a grandmother and three granddaughters, but officers finally caught up to him, according to The […]