What It Means When a Hospital Files a Lien in Your Injury Case
Posted on September 24, 2020 in Personal Injury Claim Process
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?
Posted on September 22, 2020 in Car Accident
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
Posted on September 17, 2020 in Car Accident
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
Posted on September 15, 2020 in 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
Posted on September 10, 2020 in Defective Product Litigation
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
Posted on September 8, 2020 in Personal Injury Claim Process
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?
Posted on September 3, 2020 in 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?
Posted on September 1, 2020 in 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