What Injuries Are Commonly Caused by Wildfires?

Wildfires not only cause devastation to forests and grasslands but also leave people and animals in their vicinity with significant injuries and illnesses. Oregon’s Department of Emergency Management maintains its Wildfire Response and Recovery website, which provides regular updates on the current fire situation. By staying updated, you can take action to avoid the damaging… read more

Dealing With an Insurance Company After an Oregon Wildfire

After an Oregon wildfire, you will likely turn to your homeowner’s insurance for help. What you may not expect is how they may try to reduce or minimize your claim. Instead of struggling to negotiate a satisfactory settlement, take these simple steps to protect your compensation and speak to an Oregon wildfire attorney as soon… read more

How Can Kidney Stones Lead to Sepsis?

Most people think of kidney stones as something that involves significant but temporary pain. However, there are times when kidney stones can lead to serious infections or even sepsis. Here, we want to discuss how kidney stones can lead to infections and sepsis as well as whether or not this could indicate medical malpractice. For… read more

Possible Post-Amputation Complications

An amputation is a significant injury that can affect every aspect of a person’s life. This includes their ability to carry out day-to-day activities as well as the types of jobs they may be able to perform. The aftermath of an amputation can also lead to various medical complications that we want to review. Complications… read more

What is an Amputation’s Impact on the Human Body?

Individuals can sustain various types of amputations. An amputation can mean losing a finger or toe or something more serious, like losing a foot, hand, arm, or leg. Here, we want to delve into the impact that an amputation can have on the human body. The long-term effects extend beyond simply having to readjust to… read more

What Are the Most Common Causes of Amputations?

Amputations can lead to significant long-term disabilities for individuals, including the need to readjust to a new lifestyle. Amputations can affect a person’s ability to earn a living, and they can affect everyday quality of life. Amputation injuries occur in a wide variety of ways, some of which we want to review here. If you… read more

What Are the Leading Causes of Quadriplegia?

An individual with quadriplegia is someone who experiences paralysis of all four limbs. Quadriplegia can begin at birth and develop due to a severe accident or other traumatic injuries. Life with quadriplegia can be challenging and can require a future filled with expensive medical care. A Portland spinal cord injury attorney may be able to… read more

How Can Pre-Existing Conditions Complicate an Injury Claim?

After sustaining an injury caused by the negligence of another party, recovering compensation could be challenging if you have a pre-existing condition. However, the reality is that a pre-existing condition should not prevent a person from securing the compensation needed from an at-fault party. Here, we want to discuss why pre-existing conditions become such an… read more

The Role of Eyewitness Testimony in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

When a person sustains an injury caused by the negligent actions of another party, they will likely try to recover compensation either through an insurance settlement or a Portland personal injury lawsuit. There will be many types of evidence you used to determine the other party’s negligence, including eyewitness testimony. Here, we want to discuss… read more

Drug & Alcohol Abuse by Truck Drivers

Just thinking about a commercial truck driver being impaired by alcohol or drugs and operating these vehicles is scary. Commercial trucks can weigh upwards of 80,000 pounds when fully loaded, which basically puts the driver behind the wheel of a massive weapon that can cause significant injuries and property damage. Drug and alcohol impairment significantly… read more