Oregon Bad Faith Claims

No one really enjoys paying for insurance; it’s not one of those things you get a really good feeling about when you’re handing over your hard-earned money. What’s more, it’s one of those things you absolutely have to buy, but hope you’ll never use. When bad things happen and you need to call upon your […]

Bad Insurance Company Behavior: A Great Example

It would probably be fair to say that the behavior, policies and practices of many insurance companies would be enough to offend the sensibilities of a large piece of driftwood. The refusal of insurers to act in good faith and in a fair and equitable manner could bring tears from a stone, but most of […]

Teen Driving Laws Getting Tougher

The days of the double date or those of eight teens piling into the car for a quick trip to the Dairy Queen are being legislated out of existence by state legislatures. Strict limits are being placed on the number of teens that can occupy a car at any given time, and the police and […]

Head Injuries in the Elderly More Dangerous at Weekend

Head Injuries in the Elderly More Dangerous at Weekend

Let’s be honest. There’s never a good time to take a bang to the head. However, a new study gives a clear indication that some days are better than others for getting a knock to the noggin. Or more to the point, some days are much worse! Researchers from Johns Hopkins have just released details […]

What to Do if You’re in an Oregon Railroad Accident

Train travel, whether by light rail or traditional trains, is one of the safest and most environmentally friendly means of transport in Oregon. Whether commuting to work or just going shopping, trains are frequently a faster way to get where you’re going than a taxi or bus, and they’re considerably cheaper, too. Still, Oregon railroad […]

Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms Can Persist for Years

We’ve all heard the expression that’s used when a football player takes a blow to the head and appears shaken up on the field. Commentators virtually make light of the situation by saying, “He got his bell rung,” which gives the definite impression that if the player goes to the sidelines for a few plays, […]

Neglect of Elderly Leads to Nursing Home Lawsuits

Placing an elderly family member in a nursing home can often be a frustrating and extremely upsetting time for all concerned. In the vast majority of cases, the reasons for using nursing home care are honorable and those decisions are made based on what is best for the elderly relative. When a family makes the […]

Is Driver Fatigue Leading to More Commercial Truck Accidents?

We see them on Oregon interstate highways every day, hauling goods across the state on their way to destinations near and far. These mammoths of the motorway are hard to miss, given a starting weight of at least 10,000 pounds and with many running to several multiples of that figure. How would you feel, then, […]