What Are the Most Important Issues to Consider Before Pursuing a Wrongful Death Claim?

Coming to terms with the death of a loved one is difficult. The grieving process can be long and slow. In addition, at the same time one is dealing with these emotional aspects of death, it may be necessary to administer the deceased’s estate and make important legal decisions. One such decision is whether to pursue a wrongful death action.

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The Dangers of Inadequate Tire Safety

How to stay safe on the road is a common topic in Oregon and throughout the United States. There are laws mandating seatbelt use, prohibiting reckless and drunk driving, and deterring speeding and other dangerous behaviors. But what about tire safety? We’ll discuss the issue further in this article.

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Common Semi-Truck Mechanical Failures

While well-trained professional drivers are necessary to ensure safe roads, it’s equally important to the motoring public that the trucks themselves, along with trailers and other related mechanical equipment, be safe and in good working order. Unfortunately, sometimes tractor-trailer trucks and their equipment are far from safe. In this article, we will examine some common mechanical problems associated with semi-trucks.

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Does the Legalization of Marijuana Cause More Car Crashes?

As Oregon residents know, when discussing legalization, both opponents and proponents can cite studies and statistics purportedly favoring their side of the argument. But where do the studies stand now that legalization has occurred in a number of places? Are there more motor vehicle crashes, and if so, can they be blamed on pot? We’ll explore those issues in this article.

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How Social Media Can Affect a Personal Injury Case

There are many positive uses of social media, but we have come to realize there are also pitfalls. Which brings us to an important question: can social media affect a personal injury case? The answer is “yes,” and we’ll explain how in this blog.

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Should a Parent Be Concerned About Daycare or Childcare Injuries or Abuse?

When a child is dropped off with a childcare or daycare provider, a parent drives away with the belief that the child will be protected from harm. But is that always true? In this article, we’ll discuss whether parents should be concerned about injuries or abuse related to third-party childcare or daycare providers.

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What Happens if My Child Suffers a Sports-Related Injury?

Sports continue to draw the interests of children in Oregon and across the United States. Most of the time, the experiences are fun and entertaining, and may even lead to life-changing opportunities. But once in a while, children suffer serious injuries.

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What is Health Insurance Reimbursement/Subrogation and How Can It Affect My Personal Injury Case?

When a person suffers personal injury due to the negligence of another, the law provides remedies allowing the victim to be properly compensated for losses. But anyone who has pursued a personal injury lawsuit knows that the process can be complicated.

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Why You Shouldn’t Rely on Photo Estimates After a Car Crash

These days, you can do almost anything right from your cellphone: order dinner, check in for a flight, and even see a doctor. As consumers embrace the convenience of these transactions, some auto insurance companies have joined the club, allowing drivers to submit photographs of damage after a car accident in order to receive damage estimates – and compensation – more quickly than ever.

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Can You Remove Asbestos from Your Own Home?

The DIY movement offers creativity, self-reliance, and financial savings. But are all home projects legal and appropriate for non-professionals? For example, does Oregon law allow one to remove asbestos from one’s own home? If so, is it a safe project? We’ll discuss those issues in this article.

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