Q: I believe I may have a personal injury claim for an accident I suffered
in Oregon at the hands of others. Do I need to hire a personal injury
lawyer to handle my case? How long does the entire process take?
A: These are great questions about the Oregon personal injury claim process
and we receive them often.
There are many details to consider in each case, so answering this question
will be in general terms. Here is a two part answer:
Reason to hire an Oregon personal injury attorney
Personal injury cases can range (but are not limited to) the following:
premises liability, motorcycle accidents, medical malpractice, defective products, construction
boating accidents, auto accidents, trucking accidents and railroad accidents. If you think
you have a personal injury claim, you are advised to consult an Oregon
personal injury attorney who can review your case let and let you know
what your options are.
Note: If your personal injury case occurred Oregon, make sure to consult an
Oregon personal injury with expertise handling (and winning) cases like yours.
The personal injury claims process will vary case by case
How long a claim takes really depends upon the individual case. Generally
speaking, most Oregon cases are completed (unless there are other delays
or an appeal), within 15 months of the case being filed in court.
Hopefully, this helps to answer your question. For additional information
on the process, consult our
FAQ page on our website where we address questions (like yours) to help consumers
understand more about Oregon personal injury litigation. You are also
invited to contact our office to find out if we can help you.