Category: Bicycle Accidents
A Guide to Oregon Bicycle Helmet Laws
Bicycle riding is more popular than ever in Oregon. Oregon is known for its natural beauty and its focus on protecting the environment. Many people in Portland and across the state have been switching to bicycles for their commutes and running errands. With so many bicycle riders in Oregon, it is important to understand the… read more
We appreciate that you have taken the time to read this book. You are going through a very difficult time in your life, and we know that you have a lot going on. We very much hope you have found this book helpful, as our primary goal was to help educate you about Oregon wrongful… read more
The Defense Will Disparage the Life of Your Loved One
Much of the other side’s case will be based on trying to show that the decedent’s life was not worth all that much. This is a harsh aspect of our legal system. Your lawyer will be showing that the deceased person was a human being who lived a full life, loved and was loved in… read more
The Discovery Process
Long before a trial is ever held, both sides have the right to “discovery.” In Oregon state court, this centers on depositions and requests for discovery. Let’s take them one at a time. Depositions are like recorded, official interviews. In a deposition, the lawyer can ask questions of opposing parties and witnesses, and they have… read more
What guarantee can my attorney offer me?
Accident cases are all different and there are dozens of variables involved in each and every case. For this reason, it is impossible to guarantee an outcome on your case. However, it is a fact that accident victims who use the services of a Personal Injury attorney receive, on average, more than 3 times the… read more
Should I expect to receive payment for what I’m enduring as a victim of an accident?
If you’ve been the victim of an accident, you may require extensive medical treatment. So it’s important to remember that you must receive proper medical treatment so that you can recover from your accident. Also, since you have been the victim of an accident, you should know that insurance companies will compensate you for “pain… read more
Should I sign the information releases that the insurance adjuster gave me?
It is very important that you do not sign any release forms that you received from an insurance adjuster without first talking to an attorney. Remember that the insurance adjuster’s main goal is to keep the payments they make to accident victims like you as small as possible. That’s why we are here for you—to… read more
Tips for Safe Winter Bicycling
For many people, the winter months would see their bicycles stored safely away in the shed, waiting for the snow and ice to melt and the thermometer to rise. Exercise enthusiasts who schedule regular cycling treks as part of their workout routine, turn to indoor tracks or other means of keeping fit until spring once… read more
How to Avoid Bicycle Injury Accidents
Bicycling is a very joyful experience for kids and even for grownups. It is the best way to exercise your muscles and enjoy at the same time. However, people who do not take appropriate safety measures when riding a bicycle can get involved in accidents and can get severely injured or even die. Despite the… read more
Portland Bike Commuting Reaches a New High, Public Transit Stays the Same
The number of Portlanders who commute by bike on regular basis topped 7% last year as the new figures from the U.S. Census Bureau were announced. About 23, 347 Portland workers commute by bike, representing about 7.2% of all commuters. In 2010, around 6% of commuters rode their bikes. Portland is well ahead of all… read more