Drug & Alcohol Abuse by Truck Drivers

Just thinking about a commercial truck driver being impaired by alcohol or drugs and operating these vehicles is scary. Commercial trucks can weigh upwards of 80,000 pounds when fully loaded, which basically puts the driver behind the wheel of a massive weapon that can cause significant injuries and property damage. Drug and alcohol impairment significantly… read more

Did a Defective Airbag Cause My Injury?

Vehicle accidents often result in injuries, but sometimes these injuries are caused by the various safety devices used to prevent injuries. This can include airbags. Not all airbag injuries are the result of a defective airbag. Sometimes, individuals do sustain minor abrasions or contusions as a result of the deploying airbag when a crash occurs…. read more

How to Find Traffic Accident Reports in Oregon

If you or somebody you care about has been injured in an accident, it is very likely that you are going to need the accident report to move forward with an insurance claim. Regardless of who was at-fault for the incident, the accident report is a crucial piece of the puzzle. Here, we want to… read more

What is Oregon’s “One Bite Rule?”

Dog bite injuries can lead to significant setbacks for a victim. Injury victims should have a way to recover compensation if their injury was caused by another person’s dog, but there are specific laws in place regarding these incidents. Oregon subscribes to the “one bite rule” concerning dog bites, which is different from how other… read more

Oregon Laws On Approaching a Yellow Traffic Light

Everyone intuitively knows that a yellow light means that they need to slow down. However, is that really what everybody does? Some people slow down, and some people speed up. But what is actually supposed to be done, according to Oregon law, when approaching a yellow traffic light? What the Yellow Light Means in Oregon… read more

Are Stop Signs In Parking Lots Legitimate In Oregon?

Stop signs are universal. When you see a stop sign, you know exactly what you are supposed to do when driving a vehicle. However, are stop signs inside of parking lots legitimate in the state of Oregon? Here, we want to understand the legality of stop signs in general as well as the stop signs… read more

What Happens if You Are Injured by a Road Defect?

Even though the vast majority of vehicle accidents are caused by the careless or negligent actions of other drivers, there are times when incidents are caused by roadway defects. It is important to understand liability issues when a roadway defect accident occurs. Who pays compensation to the injury or property damage victims? Is determining liability… read more

What Happens if You Are Injured by a FedEx Truck?

Accidents involving large trucks can result in significant injuries and property damage. FedEx delivery vehicles are crucial pieces of our transportation infrastructure, particularly as online shopping has increased. However, when accidents occur due to the negligent actions of FedEx drivers or the company itself, crash victims need to know where to turn to recover compensation…. read more

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