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 […]

Determining the Value of a Wrongful Death Case

Determining the Value of a Wrongful Death Case

What is a life worth? What is the value, in dollars, of the loss of a father, a wife, a grandparent, or a child? There is of course no answer to this question. The value of a life is not measured in dollars. But even though this is true – and obviously true at that […]

The McDonald’s Coffee Case—A Myth Explained

The McDonald’s Coffee Case—A Myth Explained

There seems to be more and more criticism of personal injury lawsuits. People have tried to claim compensation for some very frivolous injuries. We hate frivolous lawsuits more than anyone. We make our living pursuing justice in the courts, and frivolous lawsuits give the courts and justice a bad name. Most personal injury suits are […]

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 […]

How much is my accident case worth?

How much is my accident case worth?

If you’ve been injured in an accident, then you undoubtedly want to know how much your case is worth. There are multiple factors involved in determining the answer to this question including the extent of the damage to property, personal losses, and most importantly, your own physical well being. We are trained and experienced in […]

Portland Personal Injury Lawyers Say: TXT L8R

Every Oregon road traffic accident is ultimately caused by a number of factors. It’s seldom just one thing, even if it’s no more than an unfortunate victim being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Some call that fate. Others call it just plain bad luck. A Portland injury lawyer understands that, in some […]

Guide to Buying a Safe Family Car from Portland Car Accident Attorneys

You’ve looked at all the latest models. They come with every gadget and gizmo imaginable. Nowadays, cars, SUV’s and even pickup trucks have sound systems to rival any movie theater, satellite navigation systems that could have been put together at NASA, and seats that keep you warm in a blizzard and cool in a heat […]