Category: Truck Crash
What guarantee can my attorney offer me?
Accident cases are all different and there are dozens of variables involved in each and every case. For this reason, it is impossible to guarantee an outcome on your case. However, it is a fact that accident victims who use the services of a Personal Injury attorney receive, on average, more than 3 times the… read more
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
What Is the Very First Thing I Should Do After an Accident?
The most important thing you need to do after being in an accident is to see a doctor and follow their instructions. It’s very common for victims of an accident to lose site of the importance of their own recovery because they are overwhelmed with paperwork, exams, appointments and bills that come after being in… read more
Oregon Truck Drivers Illegal Cellphone Use Caught on Camera
Cellphone usage and driving is very dangerous. For commercial truck drivers, it can be even more dangerous and is against the law. A KGW investigation found that a lot of commercial truck drivers are talking on their cellphones while driving on Oregon freeways. Video footage captured many truck drivers with cellphones pressed against their ears…. read more
Oregon’s Deadliest Crashes Since 1946
In 1946, the Oregon Department of Transportation began keeping track of fatal traffic crashes. The Oregonian researched and verified the crashes making an interactive map of Oregon showing where the 47 deadliest motor-vehicle crashes occurred. The deadliest crash on I-5 in Oregon occurred December 23, 1965 when a Greyhound bus lost control on ice and 14… read more
What are the most common injuries from car accidents?
More than 3 million people are injured each year in car accidents across the country. Injuries from accidents vary immensely due to the circumstances of the collision. Some injuries may resolve quickly with no medical treatment but other more serious injuries might become more permanent and result in physical disability. Some of the factors that… read more
Semi-Truck Accidents Are Complicated, Seek Professional Help
Oregon Truck Driver Sustains Serious Injuries in Collision with Trees On Monday, February 18, 2013, Oregon State Police responded to a serious semi-truck crash on Highway 58 that resulted in a commercial truck driver being transported via LifeFlight to Sacred Heart Medical Center with serious injuries. Still under investigation, the semi-truck accident occurred in the… read more
Investigate a Truck Accident: Guide to Proving Your Case
When trucks and cars collide on Oregon highways, one thing is certain and another thing is likely, but neither is good. First, the car is certainly going to “lose” in the battle between a 3,000-pound vehicle and an 18-wheeler with a cab that can weigh up to 23,000 pounds and which can carry a load… read more
Oregon Truck Crashes are Complicated – Do You Need an Attorney?
An Oregon truck driver who crashed his truck after swerving to avoid hitting an animal in the roadway, unleashed 500 million bees onto Highway 97 near Madras last week. Fortunately, the truck driver was uninjured in the crash, but it took bee apprentices from the Central Oregon Beekeepers Association 12 hours to rescue the bees…. read more
Calculating Truck Injury Compensation After an Accident
Factors to Consider When Calculating Potential Truck Injury Compensation Truck accidents often result in higher settlements for injury compensation to victims. Factors that are taken into consideration in calculating truck injury compensation differ depending upon the injuries suffered and whether or not the victim died as a result of the accident (fatal accident cases are… read more