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Category: Hit and Run Auto Accident

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

Seven Common Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Accident Case

Mistake 1: Giving a statement to the other driver’s insurance company.  Giving them a statement will give the other insurance company more reasons to reduce the amount of money they will pay you. Mistake 2: Waiting to seek medical treatment, or not following your doctor’s orders.  A jury and insurance company are more likely to take… read more

How to Choose the Right Witness for Your Accident Claim

Having the right witness can make or break your accident claim.  The presence of third party witnesses and their credibility is crucial to your claim. One of the first questions the insurance company will ask about filing a claim is if there were any witnesses present besides the drivers.  The insurance adjuster will want to… read more

Oregon Legislature Considers Harsher Penalties for Hit-and-Run Drivers

With the Oregon legislature considering a bill to make penalties harsher for those convicted of injury hit-and-run collisions, pedestrian and bicycle groups are hoping for a decrease in hit and run injuries throughout Oregon. House Bill 2542 would force a driver convicted of serious injury hit-and-run to forfeit his or her driver’s license for three… read more