Pedestrian Accidents Due to Faulty Car Safety Features
Posted on September 14, 2022 in Pedestrian Accidents
Accidents involving pedestrians often result in severe injuries. Pedestrians do not have any protection from the force of a vehicle slamming into them, but it has been hoped that improved safety features on cars would help reduce pedestrian collisions. Newer cars have all kinds of safety features built-in, and some even have pedestrian detection systems…. read more
Pedestrian Safety Tips For Walking At Night
Posted on July 6, 2022 in Pedestrian Accidents
Pedestrian safety is of the utmost importance around the roadways, but the reality is that there are times when pedestrians face more dangers. This includes nighttime. When individuals have to walk on or around the roadway at night, they must take extra precautions to ensure that they are visible and that they avoid collisions with… read more
What Are The Pedestrian Laws In Oregon?
Posted on December 13, 2021 in Pedestrian Accidents
It is crucial to understand that pedestrians do have rights in and around the roadways in Oregon. However, most people do not understand what the statutes actually say about pedestrian rights. Here, we want to review the laws that pedestrians and drivers need to know in order to remain safe on Oregon roadways. General Pedestrian… read more
Who Is at Fault in a Jaywalking Pedestrian Accident?
Posted on May 19, 2021 in Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers and pedestrians have to share roadways and the areas around the roadway. However, the relationship between drivers and pedestrians is usually fairly challenged, particularly when it comes to yielding the right-of-way in certain situations. Here, we want to discuss who would be at fault if a vehicle versus pedestrian collision occurred while the pedestrian… read more
Oregon Pedestrian Right-of-Way Laws
Posted on February 8, 2021 in Pedestrian Accidents
Pedestrians and vehicles are often around one another throughout Oregon, particularly near towns and cities. Regardless of whether you are a driver or a pedestrian in this state, you need to be aware of the laws that can affect pedestrian safety. Pedestrians do have the right-of-way in many situations, but this right-of-way is not unlimited…. read more
What Are The Oregon Jaywalking Laws?
Posted on July 27, 2020 in Pedestrian Accidents
Pedestrian safety is incredibly important, and there are several laws in place in Oregon to help ensure pedestrians are safe in and around the roadways. Most of the laws enacted to ensure pedestrian safety revolve around the actions that must be taken by drivers to keep pedestrians safe. However, many people wonder about jaywalking and… read more
Jury Awards Paulson Coletti Clients $13.9 Million After Garbage Truck Severed Leg
Posted on May 25, 2016 in Firm News,Injury Litigation,Our Blog,Pedestrian Accidents,Truck Accidents
A Multnomah County jury awarded $13.5 million to a man who lost his leg after being struck by a garbage truck and $400,000 to the man’s wife for loss of consortium. 57-year-old Scott Busch was crossing the street when a garbage truck making an illegal right turn struck him. Busch was crossing in the crosswalk… read more