Dealing With Insurance Companies After an Oregon Truck Accident

When an accident occurs between a commercial truck and any other type of vehicle on the roadway, there will need to be an extensive investigation into the incident in order for victims to recover compensation for their injuries or property damage. There will certainly be insurance carriers involved in these claims, and crash victims need… read more

What Damages Can I Collect for a Truck Accident?

When an accident involving a commercial truck occurs, there will likely be an extensive investigation into the incident. It is imperative for any injury and property damage victims to be able to recover compensation if the incident was caused by the negligence of a truck driver or trucking company. Here, we want to explain what… read more

Important Records to Obtain After a Truck Accident in Oregon

After a truck accident causes injuries or property damage, it is essential for those involved to obtain various records in order to recover compensation for their losses. As we go through the types of records that should be obtained, we strongly encourage anyone who has been involved in a commercial truck crash to reach out… read more

Recovering Punitive Damages After an Oregon Truck Accident

After a person sustains injuries or property damage due to the negligent actions of a truck driver or trucking company, they may be able to recover compensation for their losses. This typically includes both economic and non-economic damages to cover medical bills, lost wages, property damage, and pain and suffering. In some cases, punitive damages… 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

Can You File an Injury Claim for a PGE Truck Crash?

Portland General Electric (PGE) vehicles are a common sight in and around Portland and the surrounding areas. These utility vehicles are incredibly important when it comes to maintaining the electrical system so we can live comfortably. However, accidents involving PGE vehicles can lead to significant injuries and extensive property damage. Here, we want to discuss… read more

The Dangers Of Semi-Truck Driver Fatigue

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) places strict requirements on drivers of commercial vehicles, including semi-trucks that travel from state to state. Additionally, every state places restrictions on truck drivers as well, and they typically mirror the hours of service required at the federal level. These regulations are put into place to help prevent… read more

I Was Injured by a UPS Truck

The United Parcel Service is one of the most well-known delivery companies in the world, and their brown trucks are a common site around all major cities across the country. However, what happens if you are involved in an accident and sustained an injury in an incident with a UPS truck? Who will pay the… read more

Truck Accidents Caused by Lack of Maintenance

Every trucking carrier must regularly inspect and maintain each vehicle in their fleet. This applies to companies that have hundreds of semi-trucks as well as individual independent owner-operators who may only have one or two trucks. Safety is of the utmost importance with these vehicles due to the sheer severity of any potential accident that… read more

Who is Liable if I Was Injured by a Semi-Truck Tire Blowout?

Tires wear down over time. This is particularly true for tires on large commercial trucks. If truck drivers and truck companies are not vigilant in their inspection and maintenance, truck tire blowouts can lead to significant accidents and injuries. Here, we want to discuss who could be held liable if someone is injured in a… read more