Does Optimism Bias Lead to Distracted Driving?
Posted on September 29, 2021 in Auto Accidents
Distracted driving is incredibly dangerous, and it can lead to severe accidents that cause lifelong injuries. When most people think of distracted driving, they think of drivers staring at their phones, applying makeup, or eating behind the wheel. However, we want to discuss something called optimism bias and how this can affect our driving behavior…. read more
What are the Levels of Automation for Autonomous Vehicles?
Posted on September 22, 2021 in Auto Accidents
Many newer vehicles have some sort of automation. In fact, vehicles made by Tesla tend to have incredible levels of automated driving available, though they are not the only companies making a deep dive into automated technology. In some ways, vehicles can even unpark themselves and come to you in the parking lot. Here, we… read more
Vicarious Liability in Oregon
Posted on September 15, 2021 in Premises Liability
Anytime a person sustains an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of another individual, they should be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, it is crucial to fully examine all possible liable parties in the event an injury occurs. In some cases, it may be possible to hold other entities accountable… read more
The Extremely Dangerous Repercussions of Benzene Exposure
Posted on September 13, 2021 in General
Benzene is a chemical widely used in many products throughout the United States. Various industries use benzene to make other chemicals, including chemicals used to make plastics, nylon and synthetic fibers, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, and more. Recently, it was discovered that certain sunscreens also contained unsafe levels of benzene. Here, we want to discuss the repercussions… read more