What is Discovery in a Personal Injury Case?

If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the negligent actions of another person, you should be able to recover compensation through a personal injury lawsuit in Portland. However, these cases are rarely straightforward, and they can present significant complications to the person who is trying to prove their injuries. The… read more

Proving Lost Income And Lost Earning Capacity In The Oregon Injury Claim

If you or somebody you love has sustained an injury caused by the negligent or intentional actions of another person, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses through a personal injury claim. While most people understand that they can recover compensation for their medical expenses in an Oregon personal injury case, they… read more

Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress in Oregon

Most people have heard of the term emotional distress, and this is typically applied to cases in which a person sustains physical injuries that also affect them logically and emotionally. However, there are also times when a person can suffer from emotional distress caused by someone who did not actually physically harm them. This opens… read more

Do Oregon EMTs Have A Duty To Act?

Emergency medical professionals in Oregon have incredibly difficult jobs, and we are thankful for every single one of them. Most people do not realize that there are four levels of EMT licensure in Oregon: EMT, Advanced EMT (AEMT), Oregon EMT Intermediate, and Paramedic. At each level, professionals have varying levels of responsibility when they are… read more

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