Personal Injury FAQs

Common Auto Accident Injuries

Common Auto Accident Injuries

Well, there are many types of injuries, and no person’s symptoms and treatment are ever the same BUT here are some of the most common auto accident injuries. Herniated Disk One of the most common car crash injuries is a herniated disk. A herniated, or “slipped,” disk occurs when the disk between spinal vertebrae moves out of place […]

Is an Independent Medical Exam Required?

Is an Independent Medical Exam Required?

An IME, or Oregon independent medical exam, is a doctor who has not previously been involved in a patient’s treatment and care and is chosen by the insurance company. It’s kind of like a second opinion for the insurance industry – an opinion that they often use to stop paying medical bills. Although every case is […]

What Should I Disclose to My Personal Injury Lawyer?

What Should I Disclose to My Personal Injury Lawyer?

Telling your lawyer about your current injuries and about injuries from the past is an essential part to your client-attorney relationship. In order to prepare a proper defense, your attorney needs to know the complete truth about your medical history. For instance, if you’ve come to an attorney after an Oregon car-collision, and your back […]

How Can I Pay My Medical Bills After a Car Crash?

How Can I Pay My Medical Bills After a Car Crash?

Use your Personal Injury Protection, through your own auto insurance policy – then get the at-fault driver’s insurance to reimburse PIP for you.  In Oregon, every automobile insurance policy must include “Personal Injury Protection,” also known as “PIP. If you get an injury “arising out of the use, maintenance, or occupancy of a motor vehicle,” […]