When a person becomes injured in an accident, they may have a right to bring a lawsuit against the person who caused their injuries. The person filing a lawsuit is called the plaintiff. In a personal injury lawsuit, the plaintiff has a right to pursue several different types of damages — economic, non-economic, and punitive.
The legal theory of premises liability is used when someone becomes injured due to unsafe or defective conditions on someone else’s property. Sometimes people confuse the legal concept of premises liability with negligence. Premises liability is one type of negligence. In premises liability lawsuits, property owners are accused of acting negligently by failing to keep […]
If you have been injured in a personal injury accident that was not your fault, you may be wondering about your legal options. If a private citizen caused your injuries, you could bring a personal injury lawsuit against that person. Likewise, if a private company causes your injuries, you can sue the company in civil […]
Whether you are new to Oregon or you have just been involved in a car accident, you may be wondering whether car insurance follows the car or the driver in Oregon. In other words, when you purchase a car insurance policy in Oregon, will it only protect you in whatever car you are driving, or […]
It is crucial that Portland drivers understand right-of-way laws. These laws prevent serious automobile accidents from occurring and keep the roadways safe and orderly in Portland. Oregon’s right-of-way laws are similar to those of other states. Unfortunately, according to state law enforcement, a high percentage of auto accidents in Portland are caused by one driver […]
Coping with the loss of a loved one takes a significant emotional toll under any circumstances. If another person’s negligence caused your loved one’s death, bringing a lawsuit against that person may be the furthest thing from your mind. Thinking about getting involved in a wrongful death lawsuit can understandably seem overwhelming. However, it is […]
Have you been injured in a car accident? You may be wondering how to obtain compensation for your damages. Becoming injured in a car accident is a disorienting process, and many car accident victims find it difficult to move forward soon after the accident. However, discussing your case with a lawyer as soon as possible […]
If you are a driver in Oregon, it is wise to have a basic understanding of how Oregon car insurance laws work. In Oregon, every driver is required to carry minimum amounts of auto insurance for their vehicle. At DuBois Law Group, LLC, our experienced car accident lawyers have helped many car accident victims successfully […]