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What is the Oregon Tort Claims Act?

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… read more


Does Insurance Follow the Car or Driver in Oregon?

10/01/21

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 will… read more


Who Has the Right of Way at a Four-Way Stop?

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 failing… read more




A Guide to Oregon Car Insurance [2021]

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, our experienced car accident lawyers have helped many car accident victims successfully navigate… read more


What is the Average Car Accident Settlement?

When we meet with new clients who have been injured in a car accident, one of the first things they ask us is how much their case is worth. Car accident victims are understandably concerned about how they will pay their expensive medical bills, especially if they have had to recover and take time off… read more


What is the Difference Between a Crash and an Accident?

When discussing a personal injury case, the difference between the words “accident” and “crash” can have a significant impact. But the actual definitions of those words are not that different. According to Merriam-Webster, an accident is an unfortunate event resulting especially from carelessness or ignorance. A crash involves breaking to pieces by or as if… read more


Do Insurance Companies Pay for Pain and Suffering?

After suffering a severe injury, victims often experience emotional distress related to their physical injuries. Most personal injury accidents are caused by someone else’s negligence and could have been prevented had the defendant used more caution. Understandably, personal injury victims want to recover compensation for the physical and mental injuries they have suffered.