Category Archives: Personal Injury

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THE DISTRACTED DRIVER & PERSONAL INJURIES

The sun is shining, the seniors are out of high school and families are packing up for vacations. The furthest thing from our mind is: A car accident. But truth is that Summer is a prime period for accidents, especially … Continue reading

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Slip and Fall – The First Five Steps

More than 300,000 serious injuries result from slip and fall accidents in the United States. Know the facts and your legal rights. Every case is fact-specific, but generally speaking there are certain things that you can do if you are … Continue reading

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Pedestrian Injury in Southeast Portland Last Night

Last night, Monday July 2, 2012, Portland Police officers assigned to East Precinct and the Traffic Division responded to the report of a car accident where a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Southeast 82nd Avenue near Insley Street. … Continue reading

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BEWARE INSURANCE ADJUSTERS BEARING GIFTS

Yesterday a sad story walked through my door, but also an important lesson. An older woman came in who had been involved in an car accident almost two years ago. Her car was rear-ended by a commercial truck. The impact … Continue reading

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Man Who Gives Woman Herpes Hit With a $900,000 Verdict

An Oregon woman won a $900,000 jury verdict against a retired dentist who gave her a surprise case of herpes on their fourth date—the latest of a few large damage awards. The jury in Portland deliberated only two hours before … Continue reading

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ODOT WORKER TO THE RESCUE !

An ODOT employee is credited with rescuing an injured man from a submerged vehicle following a Tuesday afternoon five-vehicle car accident along Highway 20 east of Albany. Five people were suffered personal injuries and were transported to a hospital for … Continue reading

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Mattress Attacks Car – Driver Survives

The Oregonian today had an article with a title similar to the above article over the weekend. At first it seems comical – like a bad B movie you would see on late night TV. But there is truth there. … Continue reading

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Elder Abuse In Oregon – The Stats Don’t Lie

 As a personal injury attorney that handles elder abuse and nursing home neglect or abuse cases, I am not surprised by the recent statistics released by the State on elder abuse in Oregon.  And the stats do not lie.  Elder … Continue reading

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Even Tough Hockey Players Get Soft Tissue Injuries

As a personal injury attorney, I often have to deal with jurors misconceptions about soft tissue injuries caused by a car accident.  It seems that thanks to insurance companies tort reform rhetoric, the term soft tissue injury has become synonymous … Continue reading

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Horrible Car Pile-Up in Florida Kills 10

Early Sunday morning a horrific multi-car pile-up happened in Florida, causing scores of personal injuries and killing 10 people total.  Authorities in Florida are still trying to determine what caused the car accident south of Gainesville, where a long line … Continue reading

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