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
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
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
How Keeping An Injury Journal Can Help Your Claim
Posted on January 9, 2020 in Personal Injury Claim Process
If you have been injured in an accident that was caused by the careless or negligent actions of another person, you will likely be working to secure compensation for your losses. This can include coverage of your medical bills, lost income, as well as pain and suffering damages. Unfortunately, securing the compensation you are entitled… read more
What Is Additur & Remittitur?
Posted on April 9, 2019 in Personal Injury Claim Process
During a personal injury trial in Oregon, you may hear the terms additur and remittitur. These terms refer to options both parties have to request a different jury verdict. If the jury’s verdict does not satisfy one of the parties, it is possible to file a motion for the trial court to either increase the… read more
How to Get the Most Out of Your Free Consultation
Posted on June 2, 2015 in Our Blog,Personal Injury Claim Process,Portland Personal Injury Lawyer
Many personal injury lawyers offer “free consultations” or at least a free initial phone call to discuss your potential case. Learn how to get those most out of these meetings. If you were injured through no fault of your own, you may be considering retaining an attorney. The best way to find out whether you… read more
Explaining the Oregon Personal Injury Claim Process
Posted on March 18, 2014 in General,Injury Litigation,Oregon Personal Injury Lawyer,Our Blog,Personal Injury Claim Process
Q: I believe I may have a personal injury claim for an accident I suffered in Oregon at the hands of others. Do I need to hire a personal injury lawyer to handle my case? How long does the entire process take? A: These are great questions about the Oregon personal injury claim process and… read more
Brain Injuries One Year Later | Brain Injury Attorney
Posted on March 9, 2010 in Our Blog,Personal Injury Claim Process
The following is a guest blog courtesy of Dolan Law Offices in Chicago The effects of traumatic brain injuries often continue long after an accident occurs. The Brain Injury Association of America cites a study that indicates that 40% of patients who were hospitalized for traumatic brain injuries at the time of their accident continue… read more