Recent Crash Reminds Us of the Dangers of Cell Phones

For those of you who haven’t been following this, talking on a cell phone while driving is worse than driving drunk. Don’t believe that? Well, here’s another recent example: Yesterday, a young woman driving along I-84 near Baker City, OR was distracted by her phone, and collided with the concrete barrier TWICE before crashing (and […]

3 Reasons to Hire an Oregon Personal Injury Lawyer

Most people don’t know anything about the personal injury process – and that’s okay. In many cases, your car accident, including property damage and injuries, will be covered by insurance without any problems. It’s when the insurance company starts trying to deny your claim that you may need to consider hiring an Oregon personal injury […]

Hit and Run Drivers: Destroying My Faith in Humanity

I don’t have much to say about the latest nominee for driver of the year, Miriam Clinton, who hit a bicyclist with her car, breaking both his legs, rupturing his spleen, and more. She had 12 driving convictions at the time, and was driving with a suspended license. It’s pretty obvious that she should be […]

Wrongful Death Case Against Toyota Started This Week

Wrongful Death Case Against Toyota Started This Week

Remember the Toyotas that allegedly accelerated for no reason? One of those wrongful death cases is finally going to trial this week in California. Toyota has spent a whole lot of money because of this problem. It has recalled cars, and settled several cases already, including a $10 million settlement in 2010 for the death […]

It Pays to Dig Deeper: Investigating Single-Car Crashes

I bet that 90% of lawyers would have made a $9 million mistake on this case. Before I explain, let me walk you through the scenario. Imagine that you’re a personal injury lawyer, and someone calls you up and tells you this story: “I live in California, but I was on a car trip in […]

Broadway Cab Company Under Fire Again

Portland, OR – On April 25th, the Portland personal injury firm of Shulman DuBois LLC filed a lawsuit with the Multnomah County Court against Broadway Cab for injuries incurred by Jeremiah Jumel in April of 2012. This is the second time recently that a Broadway Cab driver has come under fire for failing to obey […]

Oregon to Participate in Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The National Safety Council has designated April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month and has challenged drivers to go online to the Council’s website and sign a pledge promising to refrain from cell phone use (texting or talking) while behind the wheel during the month of April. Oregon car accident attorneys at Shulman DuBois LLC encourage […]