What are the Four Factors of Proving Liability?

If you were injured in an incident that was caused by another person’s careless or negligent actions, you may need to file a personal injury lawsuit in order to recover the compensation you are entitled to. Unfortunately, it is not always easy to get the compensation you are entitled to, and you may need assistance… read more

Can You Seek Financial Compensation for an Annular Tear or Fissure?

An annular fissure tear or fissure is related to the ligaments that connect your vertebrae to the discs in your spine. The ligaments surround the nucleus of the discs with a strong ring of cartilage fibers. These fibers are called annulus fibrosis. The nucleus that they surround is soft and jelly-like. The nucleus of each… read more

Oregon and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Sudden unexpected infant death (SUID) is a term used to describe the unexpected and sudden death of a baby that is less than one-year-old in which the cause of death was not obvious before an investigation. These deaths usually occur during sleep in seemingly healthy babies. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), around… read more

Life Jacket Safety in Oregon

When you or your loved ones are in or around the water, you need to take all necessary safety precautions, including having life jackets for everyone. The need for life jackets is not always talked about. However, a recent drowning has made many people realize just how important they are. In August, the body of… read more

Grilling Safety Tips

As the weather begins to cool, many people like to get outside, fire up the grill, and cook some delicious food. However fun grilling might be, it does come with some risks. According to a report released by FEMA, most of these fires were due to mechanical failure, misuse of the product, or operational deficiency…. read more

What Is Unjust Enrichment?

Unjust enrichment is one party profiting at the expense of another. Most unjust enrichment situations occur accidentally or by mistake. In these situations, however, the party that received the unjust enrichment has to pay restitution to the other party. Understanding the state laws surrounding this issue can help you know what to do if you… read more

Hospital Infections | Medical Malpractice Attorney

A recent major survey compiled data from acute care hospitals throughout the nation, and found that at any given time, approximately one out of every 25 patients has a hospital-acquired infection. What are hospital-acquired infections (alternatively,healthcare associated infections)? These are infections patients contract while they are in the hospital. Common hospital-acquired infections include: Pneumonia Gastrointestinal… 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

How to Get the Most Out of Your Free Consultation

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

Can Humans Contract Bird Flu? | Portland Personal Injury Lawyers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that the H5 bird flu that is currently sweeping through poultry farms nationwide poses no health issue to the public. A new wave of bird flu has affected 40% of states along with tens of millions of birds, says the CDC, but the disease poses a low… read more