What Is Inattentive Blindness?
Posted on March 26, 2019 in Uncategorized
Every driver has a shared duty to all others on the roadway: the duty to pay attention. Keeping one’s eyes on the road is a crucial part of exercising a reasonable standard of care as a driver. Yet thousands of drivers ignore this duty and mistakenly believe they can do other things while driving. Sadly,… read more
Who Pays for a Rental Car After an Accident in the State of Oregon?
Posted on March 14, 2019 in Uncategorized
Renting a car might be a requirement after damaging or totaling yours in a car accident in Oregon. You still need to drive to work, the grocery store, and to pick up your kids from school. You may wonder, however, who is responsible for covering the costs of your rental car – especially if you… read more
How a Car Accident Can Change Your Life
Posted on February 18, 2019 in Uncategorized
Car accidents are stressful, damaging events that can have a wide range of effects. While many drivers may simply consider accidents a dangerous possibility that can lead to injuries and vehicle repairs, they may not realize the full scope of the possible damages a car accident can cause. Some individuals suffer severe physical injuries that… read more
What Are Survival Statutes?
Posted on January 24, 2019 in Uncategorized
Survival statutes protect an injured person’s right to recover compensatory damages for an accident even after he or she dies. In the event of death, the estate of the deceased can pursue legal action against the negligent party and receive compensatory damages. A person does not need to die from his or her injuries immediately…. read more
What Is the “Sudden Emergency” Doctrine?
Posted on January 17, 2019 in Uncategorized
According to the National Safety Council, more than 40,000 people in the U.S. died in car accidents in 2017 alone. The physical, emotional, and financial costs of car accidents can take an extreme toll on anyone – and if you are involved in a collision, both you and the at-fault party will have to determine… read more
What Is Spoliation of Evidence?
Posted on January 10, 2019 in Uncategorized
When you file a personal injury lawsuit, your attorney must prove the at-fault party acted negligently. They rely on many pieces of evidence to craft a compelling case – but what happens if you lose a key piece of evidence that could make or break your case? What happens when the at-fault party intentionally destroys… read more
Road Safety Tips for the Holidays
Posted on December 19, 2018 in Uncategorized
The holiday season is unfortunately the most dangerous time of year for road travel. Many Americans travel to visit relatives during the holidays and local traffic typically increases due to holiday shopping, holiday parties, and other social events during the winter months. This winter take time to learn a few best practices so you and… read more
Legal Options After an Electric Scooter Injury in Portland
Posted on December 12, 2018 in Uncategorized
Electric scooter services are one of the fastest-growing trends in many American cities, and the electric scooter sharing company Bird is the fastest company to reach a valuation of $1 billion. Bird and similar companies like Lime operate by providing electric scooters around major cities. Customers pay for rides through smartphone apps and then park… read more