Personal Injury FAQs

FAQs about Oregon Wrongful Death Claims

FAQs about Oregon Wrongful Death Claims

Oregon wrongful death laws can seem complicated, and many questions arise in a wrongful death case, which is a civil lawsuit, as opposed to a murder case, which is a criminal action. In the famous O.J. Simpson case, he was found not guilty in the murder trial, but was held liable in the civil, wrongful […]

Bicycle Accidents and Hiring a Portland Bicycle Injury Attorney

Bicycle Accidents and Hiring a Portland Bicycle Injury Attorney

Does DuBois Law Group LLC specialize in Portland bicycle injury accidents? YES. We both ride bicycles with our families frequently and therefore have a passion for cycling and for bicycle law that inspires us to protect the rights of Oregon bicyclists. We try to help as many Portland bicyclists as possible, either through representation or just […]

What Can I Do If I’m Not Happy With My Lawyer?

What Can I Do If I’m Not Happy With My Lawyer?

Your lawyer is supposed to do everything he or she can to help you win your case. The accident was not your fault. Your PIP has run out. You have medical bills. Collectors are starting to call. And you’re still in pain. You need help. You’re scared. What do you do? First of all, you’re absolutely correct in […]

What’s the Difference Between a Trial Lawyer and Settlement Lawyer?
What Does a Good Personal Injury Attorney Do?

What Does a Good Personal Injury Attorney Do?

We can’t speak for other lawyers, but here is what we do for our clients: 1. A Good Personal Injury Lawyer Stays Focused on You. This includes: educating you about the process listening to your whole story during an initial meeting that can take a few hours asking probing questions to make sure we get the whole story, […]

How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Portland Personal Injury Lawyer?

How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Portland Personal Injury Lawyer?

First of all, make sure you do your research, and ask around before hiring a lawyer. The typical Portland attorney fees for personal injury cases is a one-third contingency fee: that is, your lawyer gets one-third of the total money that you get. This is called a contingency fee because the lawyers’ pay is contingent upon getting […]

Do I Need a Portland Personal Injury Lawyer?

Do I Need a Portland Personal Injury Lawyer?

Many accidents do not require a lawyer at all. You may end up with more money in your pocket if you settle the case yourself. But only if you understand the process. If you’ve done some negotiating before (and almost everyone has – with your boss, your spouse, your parents, or your children), use those skills here. […]