The Basics of an Oregon Loss of Consortium Claim

The Basics of an Oregon Loss of Consortium Claim

What does “loss of consortium” actually mean? A person making an Oregon loss of consortium claim is in legal terms saying they have been deprived of the benefits of a family relationship because of injuries caused by someone else’s negligence. The term was first used in English common law, and one of the first recorded […]

Increase Seen in Trampoline Injury Cases

Trampolines are a great source of fun, entertainment and exercise, but Oregon trampoline injury lawyers have noticed a worrying increase in the number of trampoline injury cases being reported. As the seemingly harmless devices become more and more popular, trips to hospital emergency rooms are becoming more and more frequent. The feeling of near flight […]

Cruise Ship Deaths are Not Uncommon, Lawyers Say

Cruise Ship Deaths are Not Uncommon, Lawyers Say

The recent well-publicized case of the Costa Concordia shocked the world, but a Portland cruise ship injury lawyer actually says deaths on cruise ships are not that uncommon. In fact, cruise companies are coming under increasing scrutiny over their failure to protect the people who shell out hard-earned money to go on a once-in-a-lifetime trip […]

Recent Notable Personal Injury Settlements May 2012

 Being involved in a serious accident can be a frightening and traumatic experience. If you’re injured in the accident, it’s even worse. Recent notable personal injury settlements also show that when that accident is not your fault, you should not be expected to bear medical expenses, lost income and the cost of ongoing treatment, and […]

Portland Low Impact Car Accidents

Portland low impact accident lawyers come up against the argument on a regular basis. The insurance company in court is trying to convince the jury that the injured victim who is rightly claiming compensation can’t really be as badly hurt as he’s claiming to be, because the car he was in when the accident occurred […]

Taxi Accident Attorney Concerned By Cab Drivers’ Negligence

Portland taxi cab victims’ attorneys are increasingly becoming concerned at the number of people who are being injured in accidents involving taxis, and in particular those accidents caused directly through the negligence of the taxi drivers themselves. The lawyers feel people should know their rights in what can be a very confusing situation. To start […]

The Affect of Obesity on Car Accident Victims

The findings of a recent study tend to contradict the popular notion that having a little excess bulk around the joints should actually protect you in a collision. Up until now, most people who considered the links between obesity and car accidents (if anyone really considered it at all) probably thought that the pointed areas […]

Streetcar Tracks Pose Danger of a Road Hazard Crash to Bicyclists

Portland is allegedly one of the most bike-friendly cities in the entire country, but streetcar tracks—even brand new ones—can pose a real danger of road hazard crashes for cyclists, according to local personal injury attorneys. Other road perils can also lead to a road hazard crash, and the question increasingly being asked by cyclists is […]