What is a “No Contact” Motorcycle Accident?

Motorcycle accidents often lead to significant injuries for motorcyclists and their passengers. In many cases, these incidents occur as a result of a collision with another vehicle on the roadway. However, there are times when “no contact” motorcycle accidents occur that can also lead to devastating consequences. Here, we want to define “no contact” motorcycle… read more

Can I File a Motorcycle Accident Claim in Oregon If I Wasn’t Wearing a Helmet?

Motorcycle helmets save lives. In fact, the state of Oregon requires that all motorcyclists wear a DOT-approved helmet in order to remain legal on the roadway. However, what happens if a motorcyclist sustains severe injuries in a motorcycle crash caused by another driver but they were not wearing a helmet? Can a motorcyclist still receive… read more

How Does Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Work in Oregon?

Oregon is a fault-based state when it comes to vehicle accident insurance. This means that any person who causes a vehicle accident will be responsible for paying compensation to other parties who sustained injuries or property damage as a result of the accident. However, unlike other states, Oregon law does require individuals to carry personal… read more

What is the Elder Justice Act?

Elder abuse is something that should never occur but happens far too often mean the Pacific Northwest. Information available from the National Council on Aging shows that nearly one out of every ten individuals over the age of 60 experience abuse each year, but only a fraction of those cases are actually reported to authorities…. read more

Wrongful Death in Nursing Homes

The abuse of elderly and infirmed individuals occurs far too often inside nursing homes across the US and in Oregon. Unfortunately, there are times when nursing home abuse and neglect leads to the death of a patient. When this occurs, surviving family members and the estate of the deceased may be able to recover closure… read more

Sepsis in Nursing Homes

When an individual receives care in a nursing home, they should not have to worry about whether or not they will be treated with compassion. Nobody should have to wonder whether they will receive adequate medical care in a nursing home facility. Unfortunately, sepsis, the body’s extreme response to infections, does occur regularly in nursing… read more

What Is Considered Employer Negligence Under the Jones Act?

Any person who is employed in an offshore environment has a dangerous job. In fact, offshore work is considered one of the most dangerous occupations and the country. Accidents and fatalities occur regularly in these types of jobs, and recovering compensation can be challenging. Typically, the only way for injured offshore workers to recover compensation… read more

What Are the Types and Degrees of Burns?

Burn injuries can occur in a wide variety of ways, and they are sometimes caused by the careless or negligent actions of others. Any person who sustains a burn injury caused by someone else should be able to recover compensation for their losses. Here, we want to look at various types of burns and how… read more