How to Negotiate Your Own Personal Injury Claim

Oregon personal injury law is complicated, and if you are determined not to hire a lawyer, you need to be prepared for a lot of legal research and time spent organizing records, communications, and negotiating. Negotiating Your Own Personal Injury Claim Personal injury cases are multi-faceted minefields, and any misstep can seriously undermine your claim, […]

What is a Claim for Personal Injury?

Contrary to popular belief, a personal injury doesn’t always deal with damage done to the body. In legal terms, a personal injury can affect the body, mind or emotions, and if any physical, mental or emotional damage has been caused by the negligence of another person, then claims for personal injury are permissible under law. […]

Oregon Geico Insurance Claim for Personal Injury

Now celebrating their 75th birthday, Geico Insurance is probably best known for the weird little green lizard, the Gecko that features in their super-concentrated advertising campaigns. The company was founded in 1936 by Leo and Lillian Goodwin, in Texas, and has now grown to have assets totaling $28 billion. With that kind of clout, you’d […]

Oregon Liberty Mutual Claims for Personal Injury

Liberty Mutual Insurance first opened their doors in the state of Oregon as far back as 1934, and they’ve been in business since 1912. They offer a complete range of insurance products, including auto insurance, and they have “featured dealers in Beaverton, Eugene, Lake Oswego, Portland and West Linn. In total, they employ more than […]

Oregon Farmers Insurance Claims for Personal Injury

The Farmers Insurance Company is one of the longest established auto insurance providers in the state of Oregon. They have been in operation for more than 80 years, and they employ approximately 19,000 people in 40 states across the nation. With that kind of history, one would expect a good track record of Farmers Insurance […]

What is a Contingency Fee Agreement?

At Shulman DuBois, we take most of our cases on a contingency fee basis. Many potential clients ask what this means, and how they benefit. Thousands of Oregon residents are injured every year in car collisions, accidents at work or school, or when cycling down a city street or crossing a busy intersection. In an […]

How to Write an Insurance Demand Letter

Writing a demand letter to an insurance company may be the single most important process when filing a claim for damages and injuries caused by someone else’s negligence. Many people who have been victims of such accidents in Oregon will turn to a Portland personal injury lawyer for advice. Here we set out the important […]

Guide to Gathering Evidence after Your Portland Car Accident

While it unlikely that you intended to become involved in a traffic accident and get injured as a result, if you find yourself in such a situation, you do have a duty of care to act in your best interests. In this article, we’ll be examining how to gather the evidence necessary for you to […]