I was Injured on an Inversion Table
Posted on October 27, 2021 in Oregon Personal Injury Lawyer
Inversion tables are marketed as products to help alleviate back pain. However, what happens when an inversion table causes a person to sustain a severe injury. The health claims made by inversion table companies are questionable at best, and there have been inversion table injuries throughout the country. Here, we want to discuss inversion table… read more
Work Zone Accidents
Posted on October 13, 2021 in Workplace Injury
Every state across the country imposes stiff penalties on drivers who operate unsafely around work zones near the roadway. Unfortunately, accidents in these areas still occur. In some cases, liability for these incidents falls to the driver involved. However, there are also times when the construction company or even a state government agency could be… read more
What Is Cauda Equina Syndrome?
Posted on October 11, 2021 in Brain Injury
Cauda equina syndrome is an emergency condition forming in the lower back that typically requires surgery. Individuals with cauda equina syndrome are often admitted to the hospital right away so they can undergo treatment. Here, we want to properly define this rare disorder, discuss its effects on our body, and talk about how this happens… read more
Does Optimism Bias Lead to Distracted Driving?
Posted on September 29, 2021 in Auto Accidents
Distracted driving is incredibly dangerous, and it can lead to severe accidents that cause lifelong injuries. When most people think of distracted driving, they think of drivers staring at their phones, applying makeup, or eating behind the wheel. However, we want to discuss something called optimism bias and how this can affect our driving behavior…. read more
How Serious are Repetitive Stress Injuries?
Posted on September 27, 2021 in Injury Litigation
When most people think of work injuries, they think of incidents like sprains or strains, broken or dislocated bones, lacerations, or even traumatic brain injuries. However, repetitive stress injuries can also affect workers, and these types of injuries can have long-lasting effects. Here, we want to define repetitive stress injuries and talk about how serious… read more
What are the Levels of Automation for Autonomous Vehicles?
Posted on September 22, 2021 in Auto Accidents
Many newer vehicles have some sort of automation. In fact, vehicles made by Tesla tend to have incredible levels of automated driving available, though they are not the only companies making a deep dive into automated technology. In some ways, vehicles can even unpark themselves and come to you in the parking lot. Here, we… read more
Will My Personal Injury Claim Cover Time Off Work?
Posted on September 20, 2021 in Personal Injury Claim Process
If you or somebody you care about has sustained an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of someone else, you should be able to recover various types of compensation. However, what happens if you cannot work after you sustain an injury? Will you be able to secure compensation so you can take time… read more
Vicarious Liability in Oregon
Posted on September 15, 2021 in Premises Liability
Anytime a person sustains an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of another individual, they should be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, it is crucial to fully examine all possible liable parties in the event an injury occurs. In some cases, it may be possible to hold other entities accountable… read more
The Extremely Dangerous Repercussions of Benzene Exposure
Posted on September 13, 2021 in General
Benzene is a chemical widely used in many products throughout the United States. Various industries use benzene to make other chemicals, including chemicals used to make plastics, nylon and synthetic fibers, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, and more. Recently, it was discovered that certain sunscreens also contained unsafe levels of benzene. Here, we want to discuss the repercussions… read more
What Are the Top Causes of Accidents on Construction Sites?
Posted on September 8, 2021 in Construction Accidents
Construction workers face significant risks each day they head to the job site. However, various regulatory agencies have implemented strong safety measures to ensure worker safety on construction sites. Unfortunately, accidents still occur. In fact, one out of every five worker deaths across the country happens in the construction industry. Here, we want to discuss… read more