What It Means When a Hospital Files a Lien in Your Injury Case

When a person sustains an injury and is in the midst of a medical emergency, the most important thing that needs to occur is to get them to a hospital as soon as possible. When a person arrives at the emergency room due to a medical emergency, there is not going to be any time… read more

What is Considered an Improper Lane Change in Oregon?

Most people have a thorough understanding of why traffic laws are important. Traffic laws keep us safe on the roadway by ensuring that everybody operates in an orderly fashion. This includes making proper lane changes. Unfortunately, many accidents in Oregon are caused by improper lane changes. In this state, there are two major statutes that… read more

Oregon Uninsured Motorist Laws

Every state in the country requires drivers to carry auto insurance in order for them to be legal on the roadway. Oregon is no exception. Specifically, drivers in Oregon are required by law to carry the following minimum insurance, or they could face serious legal penalties: Bodily Injury: $25,000 per person and $50,000 per accident… read more

Oregon Law: Contributory Negligence Vs. Comparative Negligence

Incidents that cause personal injuries often occur due to the careless or negligent actions of another party. However, determining fault in a personal injury incident is rarely cut and dry. In many cases, more than one party is to blame for a personal injury incident. Whether discussing vehicle accidents, slip and fall accidents, product liability… read more

Oregon Consumer Protection Laws

Consumers in Oregon are protected by a bevy of laws. Consumer protection laws are intended to safeguard the citizens of our state in commercial transactions and ensure that the marketplace is transparent and open. There are various types of laws in place to protect consumers. Some regulate interest rates and securities trading, while others deal… read more

Oregon Castle Doctrine

The idea that a person has the right to defend themselves and their property is nothing new in Oregon or throughout the United States. Self-defense claims regularly occur in Oregon if a person has to use force against a burglar or a home invader, and the conversation usually revolves around whether or not the use… read more

How Do I Know if I Have a Punctured Lung from a Car Accident?

Vehicle accidents occur regularly throughout the state of Oregon, and these incidents often lead to severe injuries for victims. Most people think of car accident injuries as being visible, such as broken bones, lacerations, contusions, etc. However, car accidents can often lead to unseen internal injuries. One of the most severe injuries that can occur… read more

How Common Is Nerve Damage from a Burn Injury?

Burn injuries are often severe and can leave victims with tremendous pain and suffering. Burn injuries are classified based on severity, and the classification generally revolves around the depth of the burn injury. When a burn is very large or goes deep into a person’s skin, it can present incredible challenges for the victim. In… read more