Family of Cyclist Killed in Garbage Truck Accident Files $10 Million Lawsuit

The family of the cyclist killed in a collision with a garbage truck filed a $10 million dollar lawsuit against the driver’s company. 41-year-old Tamar Monhait was riding north on Water Avenue, just north of the Hawthorne Bridge, when the garbage truck made a left turn into her path. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of… read more

2016 Was the Most Dangerous Year on American Roads to Date

According to preliminary data from the National Safety Council, 2016 was the deadliest year on American roads to date. The previous number was 32,000 – that is, annual deaths caused by traffic crashes [1]. Preliminary data from the NSC is challenging that, suggesting that as many as 40,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes in… read more

U.S. Leads Developed Countries in Car Crash Fatalities

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United States has the highest car crash death rate among other high-income countries. A CDC report revealed that the United States leads the way in total number of fatal car crashes among other developed, high-income countries like Canada and Germany [1]. Just how… read more

How many people are killed in car accidents each year?

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s data [1] from 2015, the most current year for which data is available, there were 35,092 car accident deaths in the United States that year. That puts the national total at 10.9 deaths per 100,000 people. How does Oregon stack up? Compared to the national total of… read more

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Traumatic Brain Injuries Caused by Car Accidents | Oregon Injury Blog

Every year, millions of people sustain a traumatic brain injury. Of this number, thousands die. One of the leading causes of TBI (17%) is motor vehicle accidents. It is all too common for a negligent driver to cause an accident resulting in an injury and when this happens to the brain, the outcome can be… read more

Takata Airbag Recall Lawsuits | Airbag Injury Attorney Oregon

Were you injured by a defective Takata-made airbag? The Portland personal injury attorneys at Paulson Coletti are accepting cases for individuals who were injured by defective airbags manufactured by Takata. Approximately 34 million vehicles have been recalled thus far, making this the largest auto-related recall in history. Takata’s initial airbag recall was about half the… read more