Child Accidental Deaths Decrease

Child Accidental Deaths Decrease

When a child is killed, it can be a parent’s worst nightmare, but thankfully, Portland child accident lawyers have seen a dramatic drop in the number of child accidental deaths over the past decade. While the numbers remain too high, the trend is certainly to be welcomed, according to personal injury attorneys. A recent report […]

$15.4 Million Dollar Lawsuit Against the State of Hawaii

$15.4 Million Dollar Lawsuit Against the State of Hawaii

In the wake of what has been called the biggest ever lawsuit against the state of Hawaii, opinions have varied widely over whether or not the settlement agreed was excessive. However, Oregon park injury lawyers have agreed that in light of the state’s admission of liability and the fact that one of the victims was […]

Child Attorneys Concerned by Spate of Negligent Gun Deaths

Child Attorneys Concerned by Spate of Negligent Gun Deaths

Children see guns on television most every day of the week, and many have difficulty understanding the dangers of a weapon they find in their own or a friend’s home. Portland child gun death attorneys, however, point to recent cases in neighboring Washington state and wonder if it’s the adults that need to be educated […]

Oregon Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Statistics and Costs

Oregon Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Statistics and Costs

What’s the leading cause of death in the United States? Is it heart disease? Cancer? Whatever the disease statistics reveal, it may come as a surprise that fatal motor vehicle accidents are the number one killer in America of people aged from 5 to 34. Across all age groups, a fatal motor vehicle accident ranks […]

Olympic National Park: Lawsuit for Wrongful Death

Olympic National Park: Lawsuit for Wrongful Death

When a 63-year-old Port Angeles man died from injuries he received after being attacked by a mountain goat in Olympic National Park in 2010, his family launched a wrongful death claim against the park for $10 million. The family said the park was responsible for the death and that they were negligent because they didn’t […]

Compensation for Wrongful Death Cases

Compensation for Wrongful Death Cases

Every year, hundreds of Oregon families receive the news that no one ever wants to hear. They get a phone call or a knock on the door to tell them that a family member has been killed in a car accident. In many instances, a situation that is already a nightmare gets even worse when […]

Aurora Intersection Accident Splits Car in Half, Results in Fatality

Aurora Intersection Accident Splits Car in Half, Results in Fatality

Date: April 24, 2011 Location: Ehlen Road NE & Butteville Road NE, Aurora Names: Rebecca Crisman, Rosa Elsey, Richard Mathew, Patricia Mathew A woman was killed after the vehicle she was riding in collided with a pickup truck. At about 4:15pm on Sunday April 24, a Geo Metro being driven north by Rosa Elsey, age […]

Portland Woman, 80, Dies in Crash

Portland Woman, 80, Dies in Crash

Date: June 22, 2010 Location: U.S. 26 & NW Cornell Road, Beaverton, Oregon Names: Betty Jean Joseph, [Unknown] An 80-year-old Portland woman died June 22, 2010, around 3:35 PM, after a driver apparently ran a red light and crashed into the car she was driving. According to the Portland Tribune, Betty Jean Joseph, 80, of […]