Does Optimism Bias Lead to Distracted Driving?

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

How Serious are Repetitive Stress Injuries?

When most people think of work injuries, they think of incidents like sprains or strains, broken or dislocated bones, lacerations, or even traumatic brain injuries. However, repetitive stress injuries can also affect workers, and these types of injuries can have long-lasting effects. Here, we want to define repetitive stress injuries and talk about how serious… read more

What are the Levels of Automation for Autonomous Vehicles?

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

Will My Personal Injury Claim Cover Time Off Work?

If you or somebody you care about has sustained an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of someone else, you should be able to recover various types of compensation. However, what happens if you cannot work after you sustain an injury? Will you be able to secure compensation so you can take time… read more

Vicarious Liability in Oregon

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

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

What Are the Top Causes of Accidents on Construction Sites?

Construction workers face significant risks each day they head to the job site. However, various regulatory agencies have implemented strong safety measures to ensure worker safety on construction sites. Unfortunately, accidents still occur. In fact, one out of every five worker deaths across the country happens in the construction industry. Here, we want to discuss… read more

Can I Seek Compensation for Food Poisoning?

Ingesting foods or beverages that have been inadequately prepared or that are contaminated could lead to food poisoning. However, can an individual recover compensation if they sustained food poisoning as a result of the careless or negligent actions of others? Here, we want to discuss how individuals may be able to recover compensation for food… read more