Are Slip and Fall Injuries Covered by Homeowner’s Insurance?

Slip and fall injuries are not uncommon, and they regularly occur at private residences. But will you be able to recover compensation if you sustain a slip and fall injury at someone else’s house? Typically, slip and fall injuries will be covered by a person’s homeowner’s insurance carrier. However, recovering this compensation can be challenging,… read more

Hotel Negligence – What You Need to Know

If you or somebody you love sustains an injury while staying at a hotel, you should be able to recover compensation for you losses. That is, however, if you can prove that the hotel was negligent. Determining hotel negligence can be challenging, particularly when insurance carriers and legal teams get involved. Here, we want to… read more

Who is Liable for an Accident on an Easement?

Sustaining an injury on another person’s property can be confusing, particularly when you work to recover compensation for your injuries and other losses. The situation becomes even more complex if the accident takes place on an easement in Oregon. Easements are areas around a person’s property where someone other than the property owner has the… read more

Vicarious Liability in Oregon

Anytime a person sustains an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of another individual, they should be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, it is crucial to fully examine all possible liable parties in the event an injury occurs. In some cases, it may be possible to hold other entities accountable… read more

Taking Action After Your Child Was Injured By A Toy

The last thing any parent should ever have to experience is their child being injured due to a defective toy. As a parent, you probably check toy labels to ensure that you are giving your child an age-appropriate and safe item to play with. However, if a toy is defective, this can lead to significant… read more

When Can Restaurants Be Responsible for Illness and Injury?

Nobody expects that they will sustain an injury or illness when they go to a restaurant. However, we know that there are certainly times when patrons of restaurants sustain some sort of injury or illness, and these incidents are often caused by the careless or negligent actions of the restaurant owner/operators. Here, we want to… read more

Are You Liable For Accidents On Your Property?

Most people do not think twice about having friends or family members over to their house from little get-togethers. However, have you thought about whether or not there are any hazards on your property that could cause injuries to your guests? Property owners have a responsibility to maintain a safe environment on their premises so… read more

Are Oregon Property Owners Liable To Trespassers?

In most cases, property owners have a duty to ensure the safety of those who are legally allowed to be on their premises. However, what happens if someone is injured well trespassing on another person’s property? Does the property owner have a duty to care for someone that is illegally on their premises? Understanding premises… read more

Most Common Premises Liability Cases

Premises liability cases arise when someone is injured due to the careless or negligent actions of a property owner. This can include residential properties, as well as commercial and government properties. These injuries are not uncommon, and the victims of these incidents are often able to recover compensation, either through a settlement with insurance companies… read more