How Can I Get a Vehicle History Report?
Posted on February 28, 2019 in Uncategorized
Buying a used car can be a great option for anyone who needs a vehicle but does not want the extra expense of a brand new one. However, purchasing a used vehicle comes with a degree of uncertainty. It is essential for anyone shopping for a pre-owned vehicle to know how to secure a vehicle… read more
Could You Be Experiencing PTSD After a Car Crash?
Posted on February 25, 2019 in Uncategorized
Car accidents are frightening experiences, and those who witness the aftermath of serious car accidents may develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Nearly 10% of all people who experience car accidents develop PTSD, and such a diagnosis from single-incident trauma can require complex long-term treatment. What Is PTSD? PTSD is a psychological condition that devlops in… 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 Is a Lawsuit Loan?
Posted on February 11, 2019 in Uncategorized
When an individual suffers a personal injury, a personal injury lawsuit offers the best chance of recovery from the resulting damages. However, the legal process is time-consuming and many personal injury cases take months or even several years to reach conclusions. Additionally, a defendant may receive a judgment and then appeal the decision, dragging legal… read more
Record $10 million judgment awarded in death of Washington County jail inmate
Posted on January 25, 2019 in Uncategorized
A federal judge has approved a $10 million judgment against Corizon Health, Washington County and other defendants, settling a lawsuit brought by the parents of a 26-year-old woman who died pleading for medical help while detoxingfrom heroin in the Washington County jail. Madaline Pitkin died on April 24, 2014, on her seventh day at the… 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
Winter Season Safety Tips
Posted on January 3, 2019 in Uncategorized
The rainy weather in the Pacific Northwest can lead to significant safety issues. Slips, trips, falls, car accidents, collisions with pedestrians, and other injuries can harm many Portland and Vancouver, WA residents. Wet roads, slippery sidewalks, and mud tracked inside local stores can increase the rate of personal injury during this season. Follow these tips… 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