What is the Difference Between Ordinary Negligence vs. Gross Negligence?

It is important to establish negligence in any kind of personal injury case you are seeking damages from. However, there are different kinds of negligence, and the terms you hear may confuse you. Today, we want to discuss the difference between ordinary negligence and gross negligence. We will also look at how each type of… read more

What is a Jack Knife Truck Accident?

Large commercial truck accidents cause some of the most severe traffic crash injuries. Accidents involving commercial trucks affect thousands of people across the US each year. In Oregon, there were nearly 3,000 truck crashes during the latest reporting year, according to the state Department of Transportation. Out of those accidents, over 1,550 people were injured… read more

What Should I do After an Accident in a Rental Car?

People use rental cars for various reasons. Whether you are on vacation or a business trip, you need to understand what happens after a rental car accident. Today, we want to discuss the similarities and differences between a rental car accident and regular vehicles accidents. The last thing you should have to worry about when… read more

What do Landlords Need to Know About Rental Fires?

Landlords have plenty to worry about each day. From figuring out how to fill vacancies to dealing with everyday tenant issues, a landlord’s schedule is usually full. One of the last thing on a person’s mind is that a fire will break out in their rental property. When we look at statistics from the US… read more

[Study] Fourth of July Traffic Fatalities from 2013-2017

The Fourth of July weekend is one of the busiest travel holidays of the year.  In fact, AAA estimated that nearly 40 million Americans took a road trip of 50 miles or more on Independence Day last year. However, with the increase in traffic and celebration comes a dramatic increase in fatal motor vehicle crashes…. read more

Who Is Liable for a Crosswalk Collision?

Car accidents involving pedestrians can be fatal. In any situation where an unprotected individual comes into contact with a moving vehicle, the pedestrian generally possesses the short end of the stick. This comes with moderate to severe injury, especially if an accident occurs at a busy intersection. Each state establishes their own laws regarding pedestrian… read more

What Are Some of the Most Common Safety Violations That Result in Commercial Truck Accidents?

Truck accidents are not as common as car accidents, but they can pose greater danger to a car’s driver than a typical accident. Injured drivers involved in truck accidents can sustain severe injury because commercial trucks are much bigger and heavier than passenger vehicles. These differences result in dangerous collisions that could prove to be… read more

Things Every Business Owner Should Know About Premises Liability

When running a business, one of the most significant aspects of keeping the company afloat is maintaining a healthy, safe workforce. Though this might seem as simple as providing health insurance coverage, it requires much more oversight to keep employees safe. One aspect of employee safety some business owners might overlook is the actual property… read more

What Should I Do After a Fender Bender?

Not all car accidents reflect the horrible catastrophes that action movies and car accident PSAs portray. Some accidents are minor, causing minimal damage. In fact, many of these “fender bender” type situations occur at low speeds, like when backing out of a parking lot and rear-ending another car. Though minor accidents don’t cause as much… read more

What Should I Do Immediately Following a Hit and Run?

A hit-and-run is an incident in which one driver causes damage to another driver’s car, typically via collision and then immediately leaves the scene. Hit-and-run collisions occur when both drivers are present, or when only one driver is aware of the collision. For instance, a car that backs into you while reversing, then leaves, is… read more