What Is The Difference Between First-Party And Third-Party Insurance?

Car insurance is something that every driver is familiar with. At least, they should be familiar with insurance if they want to remain legal on the roadway. Throughout the Pacific Northwest and all of the United States, all drivers are required to carry a minimum amount of insurance. Each state is allowed to set the… read more

Oregon Loss of Consortium Claim

It is not uncommon to see that someone has been awarded “loss of consortium” damages as a result of a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit in Oregon. The word “consortium” will likely be unfamiliar to those who do not have much legal experience. However, these damages play a significant role in helping personal injury… read more

What Is A Catastrophic Injury?

People get injured all the time, but some injuries are far more severe than others. In personal injury law, we refer to certain injuries as “catastrophic.” A catastrophic injury is one that can significantly affect a person’s quality of life, their ability to work, and their ability to perform the same daily activities they were… read more

Punitive Damages in Oregon

If you or somebody you care about has sustained an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of another individual, company, or entity, you will likely be able to recover some form of compensation for your losses. The compensation awarded after an injury typically revolves around medical bills, lost wages, out-of-pocket expenses, and loss… read more

Will a Settlement Affect Disability Benefits?

If you or somebody you care about has sustained an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of another person, you may be entitled to various types of compensation. However, while it may seem like a good thing that you could receive a settlement from the at-fault party, the reality is that a personal… read more

What Are The Different Types Of Bone Fractures?

Broken and fractured bones occur regularly, and they can lead to immense pain and suffering for a victim. Bone fractures can occur in various ways, including vehicle accidents, sports injuries, slip and fall accidents, workplace accidents, and more. Victims of broken bones can often secure compensation for their injuries from the negligent party that caused… read more

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