Pedestrian Accidents Due to Faulty Car Safety Features

Accidents involving pedestrians often result in severe injuries. Pedestrians do not have any protection from the force of a vehicle slamming into them, but it has been hoped that improved safety features on cars would help reduce pedestrian collisions. Newer cars have all kinds of safety features built-in, and some even have pedestrian detection systems…. read more

Can You File an Injury Claim for a PGE Truck Crash?

Portland General Electric (PGE) vehicles are a common sight in and around Portland and the surrounding areas. These utility vehicles are incredibly important when it comes to maintaining the electrical system so we can live comfortably. However, accidents involving PGE vehicles can lead to significant injuries and extensive property damage. Here, we want to discuss… read more

7 Tips for Cycling Portland at Night

Bicycling is a good way to get some exercise and an excellent way to save on some fuel when getting from point A to point B. However, bicycling in the evening and at night can be significantly more dangerous than riding during the day. Visibility is lowered, and individuals have to contend with the possibility… read more

The Dangers Of Semi-Truck Driver Fatigue

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) places strict requirements on drivers of commercial vehicles, including semi-trucks that travel from state to state. Additionally, every state places restrictions on truck drivers as well, and they typically mirror the hours of service required at the federal level. These regulations are put into place to help prevent… read more

I Was Injured in a Work-Related Car Accident

Individuals operate vehicles for a variety of reasons at work. In some cases, everyday activities at a job involve a vehicle. Other times, individuals rarely get in a vehicle for work, but it does sometimes happen, even if they just run a few errands. Here, we want to discuss what you can do if you… read more

Pedestrian Safety Tips For Walking At Night

Pedestrian safety is of the utmost importance around the roadways, but the reality is that there are times when pedestrians face more dangers. This includes nighttime. When individuals have to walk on or around the roadway at night, they must take extra precautions to ensure that they are visible and that they avoid collisions with… read more

How Long do I Have to File a Dram Shop Notice in Oregon?

Dram shop laws are in place so that third parties, aside from an intoxicated individual, can be held responsible if an intoxicated individual causes injuries. In Oregon, these laws are very specific about who can be held liable, and the list includes bartenders, servers, individuals who sell alcohol, and even social hosts at private residences… read more

Personal Injury Claim Against the State in Oregon

Personal injury claims arise anytime someone is harmed due to the careless or negligent actions of another individual or entity. Individuals can also file a personal injury claim against a government entity, but they are a little bit more challenging. Typically, the government does have some form of immunity against lawsuits, but they also usually… read more

Who is Liable if I Was Injured by a Semi-Truck Tire Blowout?

Tires wear down over time. This is particularly true for tires on large commercial trucks. If truck drivers and truck companies are not vigilant in their inspection and maintenance, truck tire blowouts can lead to significant accidents and injuries. Here, we want to discuss who could be held liable if someone is injured in a… read more

When Are The 100 Deadliest Days Of Summer?

Here it is – summertime has rolled in with the heat. Even though this should be a time of fun for individuals and families, the reality is that the summer is also when the railways become dangerous. This is particularly true for teenage drivers. Here, our Portland car accident lawyers want to discuss what safety… read more