Signs of a Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries can have significant short- and long-term effects on victims. Unfortunately, these injuries occur in a wide variety of ways, often due to the careless or negligent actions of others. Here, we want to discuss the most common signs of a traumatic brain injury. If you suspect that you or a loved one… read more

Slip and Falls in Places of Worship

Slip and fall incidents can happen anywhere, including churches, mosques, synagogues, and other places of worship. When a slip and fall incident occurs, injury victims are typically able to pursue compensation from the at-fault property owner. But what happens if the slip and fall occurs at a place of worship? Who will be held responsible… read more

What Are OSHA’s Top Safety Violations?

Employees deserve safe workplaces. In an effort to increase workplace safety, both the state and federal governments step in to enforce safety standards. The top regulator for workplace safety is the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Here, we want to examine OSHA’s top safety violations because we think this list will give you a… read more

What Complications Arise From Vaginal Mesh?

Vaginal meshes do serve legitimate medical purposes, but they can also malfunction and lead to significant pain and suffering for women. Complications from surgical meshes used to treat transvaginal pelvic organ prolapse (POP) are not uncommon. Here, we want to discuss the purposes of a vaginal mesh as well as the risks and complications associated… read more

The Fatal Four on Construction Sites

Construction workers operate around dangerous equipment and in hazardous environments on a daily basis. Safety is of the utmost importance at a construction site, as evidenced by the significant regulation from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration over the construction industry. Here, we want to discuss what is commonly referred to as the “Fatal Four,”… read more

The Difference Between Slip & Fall and Trip & Fall Accidents

Anytime a person falls, they could sustain severe injuries that lead to long-term complications. Often, falls are caused by the careless or negligent actions of others. Specifically, slip and fall and trip and fall injuries are relatively common throughout Oregon. Here, we want to define the difference between a “slip” and “trip” and fall and… read more

What is Post-Traumatic Amnesia?

Anytime a person experiences a traumatic event, their body is likely to undergo various types of temporary or long-term changes. Post-traumatic amnesia can occur after a person experiences unconsciousness, regains consciousness, and then struggles to form continuous day-to-day memories. The definition of post-traumatic amnesia has been expanded to explain the state of disorientation to time,… read more

What to do if a Government-Owned Car Hits You

Vehicle accidents occur regularly throughout Oregon. In general, most individuals are able to recover compensation if they are injured in a vehicle accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of someone else. However, what happens if you are injured or sustained property damage as a result of being hit by a government-owned vehicle? Here,… read more