Blog Posts in January, 2014

  • Jury Duty Stamp

    || 31-Jan-2014

    In 2007, a stamp was released displaying the importance of jury duty service. The stamp displayed twelve jurors in silhouettes: According to the United States Postal Office, “Generally, in criminal cases, 12 jurors stand between the accused and the power of the government. Unless the government convinces a jury of the accused person’s guilt – beyond a reasonable doubt – it ...
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  • Oregon Medical Negligence Attorneys Explain Birth Injuries

    || 29-Jan-2014

    The birth of a child is a joyous event. Thankfully, most U.S. births are conducted in a safe environment by a capable medical staff. Sadly, in spite of modern advances, mistakes are made and babies are injured. Complications with the pregnancy, labor and delivery present a wide variety of challenges for a newborn baby. It’s important for people to understand what causes birth injuries and ...
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  • OWLS 2014 Roberts-Deiz Awards Dinner

    || 21-Jan-2014

    Paulson Coletti Trial Attorneys PC is the title sponsor of the Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS)Roberts-Deiz Awards Dinner Friday, March 14, 2014 at the Nines Hotel Ballroom in Portland, Oregon. This event honors the following distinguished award recipients: Judge Elizabeth Perris, United States Bankruptcy Court, 22nd recipient of the Justice Betty Roberts Award Lissa Kaufman, Director of Student Legal ...
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  • Too frequently we hear stories of a construction accident that has either taken lives or seriously injured workers often through no fault of their own. The physical injuries can be severe and lead to financial destruction for workers and their families due to time away from work and lost wages. The emotional strain can also bring a crushing blow to those who don’t know where to turn. ...
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  • Maritime jobs can be risky business. Watch an episode of the “ Deadliest Catch ” and it’s vividly clear why working at sea is considered one of the most dangerous occupations on the planet. While the pay for these jobs is often the lure, the sea is a dangerous master with many paying the ultimate price: losing life and limb. These severe injuries have life altering consequences ...
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  • Product Liability Law - Do you have a case?

    || 8-Jan-2014

    We’ve all dealt with defective products of one sort or another, but when those defects cause harm or injury, you may have a product liability claim. You must prove the product is defective to warrant a case. Our firm has been handling product liability cases in Oregon and Washington for decades. To help you further understand product liability law to see if you have a case, know that there ...
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  • What Is Medical Negligence?

    || 3-Jan-2014

    A May 2013 article in Forbes magazine states that the top three causes of death in the United States are: 1) heart disease, 2) cancer, and 3) medical negligence, in that order. The article also reveals that more than $3 billion went to medical malpractice payments in 2012. In other words, medical negligence is a serious issue. Medical negligence cases are serious and complicated Medical ...
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  • Oregon Bicycle Accident Lawyers Talk Bike Injuries

    || 2-Jan-2014

    As cyclists, automobile drivers and Oregon bicycle accident lawyers, we look at accidents involving a motorist and a bicyclist from a unique perspective. The issue basically comes down to this: many automobile drivers do not respect the bicyclists’ rights to share the roads and bike riders haven’t been educated about sharing the roads with automobiles. The popularity of bicycling has ...
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