Portland Personal Injury: Shoulder Pain After a Car Accident

The shoulder is one of the most complex areas of the body. Bones, ligaments, tendons, soft tissues, cartilage and a large joint area all make up the shoulder, making it an extremely vulnerable region susceptible to injury in a car crash. Portland personal injury lawyers see all types of shoulder injuries, some more debilitating than […]

How to Avoid Truck Accidents and Injuries

They are perceived, often incorrectly, as the bullies of the roadway. Trucks, simply by virtue of their sheer size compared to other vehicles, are intimidating. And if your car has been in a collision with a truck, it’s not going to be a contest as to which vehicle is going to sustain the most damage, […]

Tragic Amtrak Crash Causes 6 Deaths, Prompts Lawsuit

A train attendant involved in the tragic Nevada Amtrak crash that resulted in the deaths of at least six passengers filed a lawsuit last week, among what will most likely be many suits against John Davis Trucking Company and their employee Lawrence Valli. The $10,000 lawsuit seeks medical costs and damages allegedly caused by Valli’s […]

Commercial Truck Drivers with Sleep Apnea Are Dangerous

When thinking about how many large trucks you see on the highway, is it possible that you’ve driven by a truck driver with untreated sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition that, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), significantly increases a driver’s risk of being involved in a fatigue-related motor […]

One Killed in Truck Accident on Highway 22

Date: April 13, 2011 Location: Highway 22 West of Dallas Names: Gary N. Butler, Leslie D. Brannon, Aaron Morgan A three-vehicle crash on Highway 22 has resulted in the death of one person. Oregon State Police report that at about 9:20am, a commercial truck pulling a semi-trailer carrying large paper rolls was being driven east […]

Head-On Truck Accident on Oregon 213 Kills One

Date: April 11, 2011 Location: Oregon 213 at Liberal, between Molalla and Oregon City Names: Bruce Wayne Turner, Fernando Castenada A man was killed in a head-on crash with a tractor-trailer rig. Bruce Wayne Turner, age 55, of Molalla, died when his 1990 Oldsmobile crossed the center line near Milepost 12 on Oregon 213 at […]

Gaston Accident Involving School Bus Results in Injuries

As parents, we can’t be around our kids all the time to make sure that they are safe. They probably wouldn’t like that anyway. We trust that school bus drivers will do everything possible to ensure our children are transported safety to and from school and other school-related events. But even the most experienced school […]

Commercial Driver Cited after Oregon Trucking Accident

Date: March 25, 2011 Location: Highway 97 North of Klamath Falls Names: Charnjit Singh, Michael Dixon A commercial driver was cited for Driving While Suspended and Careless Driving following a traffic crash on Highway 97 a little north of Klamath Falls. On Friday March 25, 2011 at about 2:19am emergency responders were called to a […]