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

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

Does Optimism Bias Lead to Distracted Driving?

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

What are the Levels of Automation for Autonomous Vehicles?

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

Whiplash and the Connection to Brain Injury

Whiplash is one of the most common injuries victims sustain in a car accident. However, there are also other ways for individuals to sustain whiplash injuries, including sports and recreation incidents, falls, physical assaults, and more. Anytime a person is in a situation where their body rapidly decelerates or accelerates, this can lead to a… read more

What Is A Common Carrier?

Even though you may have never heard of the phrase “common carrier,” the reality is that most of us have ridden in one at some point in our lives. Common carriers play a crucial role in our lives, whether we know it or not. Common carriers are any type of vehicle that moves individuals or… read more

Injured In An Uber Crash. Now What?

The last thing any person expects when they are on the roadway is that they will be involved in an accident with an Uber vehicle. Whether you are riding in your own vehicle or riding in an actual Uber, you should not have to worry about an accident occurring. However, the reality is that vehicle… read more