How Does Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Work in Oregon?
Posted on April 20, 2022 in Personal Injury Claim Process
Oregon is a fault-based state when it comes to vehicle accident insurance. This means that any person who causes a vehicle accident will be responsible for paying compensation to other parties who sustained injuries or property damage as a result of the accident. However, unlike other states, Oregon law does require individuals to carry personal… read more
What is Considered a “Reasonable Person” When it Comes to Negligence?
Posted on June 17, 2021 in Personal Injury Claim Process
If you or somebody you care about is involved in a personal injury case, there is one term that you will likely hear come up – “reasonable person.” While most of us have an understanding of what a reasonable person is, it is important to know that this phrase has a different meaning when it… read more
Understanding the Limits of the Attorney-Client Privilege
Posted on November 9, 2020 in Personal Injury Claim Process
The attorney-client privilege is something that most people have heard about in some form or another. Typically, most of us see this referred to on police procedural shows or movies when an attorney refuses to speak to police officers about their client by claiming a special attorney-client privilege that prevents them from doing so. This… read more
Do You Need A Personal Injury Endorsement On Your Homeowners’ Insurance Policy?
Posted on November 2, 2020 in Personal Injury Claim Process
A TikTok video can be up to one minute long. A tweet can reach 240 characters. Instagram captions and Facebook posts have no word limits. One thing that all of these have in common is that they could lead to a personal injury lawsuit being filed against you. If you, a spouse, or your child… read more
What Are the Benefits of Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer?
Posted on October 21, 2020 in Personal Injury Claim Process
If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of somebody else, you should be entitled to various types of compensation for your losses. Most personal injury victims do not immediately think about securing an attorney to help with their case. However, an attorney will be… read more
Oregon Castle Doctrine
Posted on September 8, 2020 in Personal Injury Claim Process
The idea that a person has the right to defend themselves and their property is nothing new in Oregon or throughout the United States. Self-defense claims regularly occur in Oregon if a person has to use force against a burglar or a home invader, and the conversation usually revolves around whether or not the use… read more
What Is The Burden Of Proof Under Oregon State Law?
Posted on June 24, 2020 in Personal Injury Claim Process
If you have sustained an injury that was caused by the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of another person in Oregon, you may be able to recover compensation for your losses through a personal injury lawsuit. While this may seem straightforward, an Oregon personal injury lawsuit can be incredibly complicated. The person who is making… read more
What is “Assumption of Risk”?
Posted on March 16, 2020 in Personal Injury Claim Process
If you have been injured due to the negligence or carelessness of another person, you should be able to recover compensation for what happened. However, recovering compensation can be complicated, especially if it is argued that the victim had an “assumption of risk.” It is important to understand this concept and how it can apply… read more
How Is Pain And Suffering Calculated In Oregon?
Posted on March 4, 2020 in Personal Injury Claim Process
In the aftermath of sustaining an injury that was caused by another person’s careless or negligent actions, victims are usually able to receive settlements for their losses. Part of these settlements often includes damages for pain and suffering. It is important to understand how pain and suffering damages are calculated in Oregon. These damages are… 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