Category: Insurance Adjuster
What is Underinsured Motorist Insurance?
When you bought your insurance policy, in addition to PIP and liability coverage, you also got underinsured motorist insurance (UIM). If someone else hits you and causes $150,000 worth of injuries, but only has $25,000 worth of insurance, UIM will make up the difference, but only if you have UIM policy limits of $150,000 or… read more
What are my legal rights if I was injured at work?
Employers are required to provide their employees with safe working conditions in a healthy environment. If an employer fails to meet this criterion, then an employee may be injured as a result. Even in the safest workplaces, accident can still occur. To protect your rights if injured at your workplace, the first step is to… read more
Tips for Negotiating with an Insurance Company
After you file a personal injury claim and submit a demand letter to an insurance company, it is time to negotiate. When you present an organized demand letter and proper documents, then the process will begin with a few phone calls with an insurance claims adjuster. Below are the steps in various stages of the… read more
How do you negotiate a personal injury settlement?
If you were injured in an accident due to someone else’s negligence, you can be compensated for your losses. Determining the right value to settle your injury claim can be difficult. Before you begin the settlement process you must speak to a doctor to determine the type and extent of your injuries. This way you… read more
What to Do if You Get into an Accident in a Parking Lot
People tend to be multi-tasking and not paying attention to where they are going in parking lots. There are many issues that arise in a parking lot accident and it is important to be able to deal with them to protect your interests. Below are some tips on what to do if you find yourself… 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
Bicycle Accident Insurance Coverage
Date: July 24, 2014 Subject: Bicycle Accident Insurance Coverage Its summertime again and while lots of people in Portland bike all year round, there are many more people biking or walking to work than usual thanks to the season. So I always like to remind everyone this time of year, there is a wonderful Oregon… read more
The #1 Mistake After an Injury: Not Seeking Medical Care
Portland personal injury attorneys are advising people that not seeing a doctor after a motor vehicle accident could mean even bigger trouble paying medical bills than if they went to the doctor right away. The sad fact is, too many people make the mistake of not seeing a physician within three days of being involved… read more
Tips for Negotiating Your Car Accident Settlement
There are nearly two million Americans each year who suffer injuries from car accidents across the country, and there are at least 20,000 car accidents that end up becoming fatal. It is no surprise then that car accident settlements are on the rise. With this increase in accidents comes an increase in the need for… read more
What Should I Do When My PIP Runs Out?
If you’ve been injured in an Oregon automobile or some other kind of personal injury accident, you may have to rely on your personal injury protection (PIP) insurance to cover your medical bills until the insurance details are all sorted out. This can become quite stressful for victims and their families, especially if the injuries… read more