Portland’s Most Dangerous Intersections

For Portland drivers, cyclists and pedestrians, moving through the city is certainly more risky in some places than others. In fact, just 4% of Portland’s intersections accounted for more than 65% of all pedestrian fatalities over a 10-year period. Anyone moving about in the area east of 38th Avenue on the city’s east side is […]

Oregon Car Crash Statistics 2010

As another year winds down, we look back and ask the age old question, “Were the good old days really better, or do we just remember them that way?” The same question applies to 2010 Oregon car crash statistics. Some people swear drivers are more aggressive, more dangerous and more distracted now than ever before. […]

Getting Your Car Ready for an Oregon Winter

Is it our imagination, or does winter actually come quicker, strike harder and stay longer than all the other seasons put together? Judging by the number of Portland car crashes that take place from November through February, our cars are as ill-prepared, in many instances, as the rest of us for the onset of slippery […]

How to Find a Car Accident Injury Lawyer in Portland, OR

Most people are interviewed at some point in their life, usually when looking for a job. However, relatively few of us are ever in a position where we are the ones conducting the interview – but this is just what happens when you start looking for a personal injury attorney. Asking the right questions is […]

Real Auto Accident Case: Hit in an Intersection in SE Portland

This is a real story about one of our real clients. All names of individuals have been changed to protect the innocent and the guilty alike. But names of insurance companies are real, and the details of what happened have not been changed. On Nov.6, Fred was driving down SE Foster Rd. in SE Portland, […]

Who Can File a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Oregon?

You were in a car accident a few weeks ago. Initially, you were just relieved to have escaped (seemingly) without having sustained a serious injury. The first few days you noticed some stiffness in the joints and neck, and when you lifted a bag of groceries you felt a twinge in your back, but still, […]

Helpful Tips on How to Avoid Falling Asleep at the Wheel

The road stretches out before you, long and straight. It’s been a hard day, and the sun is just dipping behind the horizon. With the light fading and the body tiring, the most natural instinct in the world is to doze off. It’s your body’s way of letting you know it’s time to take a […]

The Cost of Portland Traffic Crashes: $2.74 Billion in 2009

People generally believe that time spent sitting in traffic jams is expensive time lost. They feel the costs in terms of lost earnings, as well as the physical and emotional strains caused by sitting in traffic, are extremely high. Those people would be absolutely right. The congestion cost in the Portland metropolitan area for 2009 […]