Why You Want A Trial Lawyer In Your Corner

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Teen Driving Risks

Joseph Rose, author of the always excellent “pdxcommute” column at The Oregonian/OregonLive, reports some important and chilling facts about the heightened risks faced by teen drivers and their friends and loved ones: [R]esearch has repeatedly shown teen drivers — especially boys — take more risks when their friends are in the passenger

Personal Injury Recoveries and Taxes

Even though there’s almost four months until tax returns are due, it’s officially tax season. And for those chasing a refund from the IRS, you can beat the crowds and get your return processed now. According to the IRS, 40% of all tax return are filed before the end of February. So

Distracted Driving in Oregon – part 1

Anyone who stands on a street corner and watches cars pass is soon struck by how many drivers are talking on their phones. Is it one in three drivers? One in eight? Either way, the numbers are too high and they carry deadly consequences. A recent article from the CBC contains chilling

The Party’s Over – Host Liability

The holiday party season is over, but hosts could still face liability for injuries caused by guests who have consumed alcohol or drugs. The bottom line is that hosts need to be careful not to provide intoxicants to visibly impaired guests. Most people know that bars can be liable if they serve

Skiing and Liability Releases

As many of us buy passes to ski or snowboard, we sign legal releases or see them on the back of our tickets or posted around the ski area. Such releases typically say that skiers and snowboarders cannot sue the ski area operator for injuries caused by the operator’s negligence. Are these

Risks of Ridesharing Services

One thing that often shocks people who don’t see a lot of medical records is how quickly medical bills add up in car accident cases. Things like emergency room visits and diagnostic imaging scans are typically well over a thousand dollars. Even relatively routine ambulance rides, where the patient is not at

Top Five Trial Testimony Tips

A majority of personal injury claims against insurance companies settle before a complaint is filed in court. Then a large majority of cases in court settle before trial. Thus, the vast majority of people who have been injured will never face testifying in court in front of a jury. As your Oregon

Car Accident Reporting in Oregon

DMV Reports: A Very Important Step After Getting in an Accident We’ve discussed Oregon’s DMV accident reporting requirements on other pages, but since it’s such an important and often overlooked step, we want to take the time to remind people about this requirement. We find a lot of people aren’t even aware

Thanksgiving Driving Danger

Guess what, Portlanders! We are projected to have the nation’s second worst traffic complications on Thanksgiving, the busiest driving day of the year. According to Inrix research, our driving times will expand by 35% this Thursday. All the extra cars on the road also mean it’s certain there will be more car