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Personal Injury Settlements: What You Need to Know

Settling a personal injury claim is a process that is final once you sign the agreement. The at-fault party will encourage you to settle for the smallest amount possible, and once you accept you cannot pursue additional compensation. Before you accept a settlement offer, take time to consult an experienced personal injury attorney in the […]

Can I Sue For Lost Wages in a Personal Injury Claim?

Recovering Lost Wages in a Personal Injury Case If you have suffered a serious injury and are unable to work, this can be extremely stressful, especially if you have a family or loved ones to care for. Being injured does not mean that your bills cease or wait for you to get better. Courts recognize […]

Passenger Injury – Car Accident Insurance Claims

Passenger Injury Car Accident Claims Car Accident Injury Attorneys – Hillsboro, Beaverton, and Portland OR Passenger injury car accident claims are known as “third party” claims because they are filed against an insurance policy/company not owned by the plaintiff. If you were a passenger, it can make the claim a bit smoother since the issue […]

PIP Insurance vs. Pain and Suffering Claims

PIP versus Pain and Suffering Claims Personal Injury Attorney – Hillsboro – Beaverton – Portland Oregon Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Personal Injury Protection better known as PIP, is no fault medical coverage on auto policies that covers medical bills and often lost wages. Regardless of whether or not the accident was your fault, you are […]

Pedestrian and Vehicle Related Accidents

In a 2010 report published by the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration, 4,280 pedestrians were killed and an estimated 70,000 were injured in traffic crashes in the United States. On average, a pedestrian was killed every two hours and injured every eight minutes in traffic crashes.

Oregon laws provide protection and opportunity for pedestrians to cross a street safely. Portland is ranked highly as one of America’s safest cities for pedestrians. Despite that fact,

Car Accidents & Oregon Personal Injury Protection (PIP)

Car Accidents and Oregon Personal Injury Protection Coverage How Does PIP Insurance Work? According to the Oregon Department of Transportation, in 2012 there were 49,798 car accidents. Approximately half of the reported car accidents in 2012 resulted in non-fatal injury crashes with 39,085 persons injured as a result. The consequences from car accidents are many […]

The McDonalds Coffee story

The McDonalds Coffee personal injury story In February 1992, Stella Liebeck ordered an 8-ounce cup of McDonald’s coffee that spilled and gave her 3rd degree burns on the private areas of her body. Everyone thinks that Ms. Liebeck ended up a millionaire. Well, that’s not true. She suffered third degree burns, skin grafts and horrible […]