What Are The Reporting Requirements If I’ve Been Involved In A Collision In Oregon?
Posted on February 25, 2020 in Car Accident
While nobody wants to get involved in a car accident, it is important to understand what the requirements are for reporting any incident that occurs on the roadway. For most car accidents, state law requires that an accident report be filed within 72 hours after the incident. Not only does this ensure that all legal… read more
What Are Oregon’s Hit And Run Penalties?
Posted on February 20, 2020 in Car Accident
Hit and run accidents can be incredibly deadly events. Leaving the scene of an accident is a crime in Oregon. Those who are involved in an accident and then leave the scene could face serious legal consequences if they are convicted of their crime. Any car accident can leave a person confused and scared, but… read more
Oregon Public School Liability for Student Injuries
Posted on February 18, 2020 in Portland Public Schools
Parents and guardians should be able to expect that school employees will be able to keep their kids safe each day. Schools should be environments for learning, not areas where a child has to worry about whether or not they are safe. However, what happens if a child is injured while attending public school? Can… read more
Is Oregon A No-Fault State For Car Accidents?
Posted on February 13, 2020 in Car Accident
Nobody wants to get involved in a car accident. However, one of the first things drivers need to know in the aftermath of an accident is whether they are in a “fault state” or a “no-fault state.” Ideally, drivers know this information at the time they obtain insurance. Here, we want to review Oregon car… read more
I Was Injured At The Gym. What Can I do?
Posted on February 11, 2020 in Personal Injury Claim Process
According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are approximately 8.6 million sports- and recreation-related injuries reported each year. Many of these injuries happen when a person is at the gym exercising. There are many different types of exercise facilities in and around our area, including gyms, exercise studios, fitness… read more
Bicycle Accidents While Riding Rental Or Bike Share Bicycles
Posted on February 6, 2020 in Bicycle Accident
Bicycle accidents can lead to devastating injuries, particularly for the bicyclists involved. Bike share programs have taken off in Portland and elsewhere in Oregon. They are an inexpensive and convenient way to get from place to place. However, as bike share programs have become more popular, it is important to understand who is liable for… read more
Are Oregon Property Owners Liable To Trespassers?
Posted on February 4, 2020 in Premises Liability
In most cases, property owners have a duty to ensure the safety of those who are legally allowed to be on their premises. However, what happens if someone is injured well trespassing on another person’s property? Does the property owner have a duty to care for someone that is illegally on their premises? Understanding premises… read more
Paulson Coletti Sponsors Habitat for Humanity Breakfast
Posted on February 3, 2020 in Firm News
For over a decade, Paulson Coletti Trial Attorneys PC has invested in the Portland community. The firm is a Platinum Sponsor for Habitat for Humanity’s Hope Builder Breakfast this year; helping to ensure all funds raised go directly into more affordable homeownership opportunities throughout our city. Make a difference in the lives of your neighbors… read more
What Are The Signs And Symptoms Of Shock After A Car Accident?
Posted on January 21, 2020 in Car Accident
Car accidents often result in serious physical injuries. In many cases, these injuries are immediately recognizable and can include a fracture, burns, head trauma, or spinal cord damage when they occur. However, there are other injuries that are also serious but have delayed signs and symptoms. Shock is one of these injuries, and it is… read more
Understanding the Good Samaritan Laws in Oregon
Posted on January 16, 2020 in Personal Injury Claim Process
You may have heard about the concept of “Good Samaritan” laws but not really understood what they do and who they protect. There are times when situations arise in which a person is injured and would benefit from the help of a nearby bystander. However, there have been times in which people face lawsuits for… read more