Personal Injury FAQs

FAQs about Oregon Truck Injury Lawsuits

When a motor vehicle and a truck collide, Oregon truck injury accident laws can mean that making a claim can be almost as problematic as the collision itself. It doesn’t matter that a car, SUV or pickup truck are no match for the power and size of a semi or large box truck; proving liability […]

What is a Portland Toxic Torts Suit?

A lawsuit brought by a person who has been harmed by exposure to a dangerous substance is called  Portland toxic torts suit, and Portland toxic tort attorneys are frequently asked a number of questions regarding what is potentially a very complex legal area. People—either individuals or groups of people – are often unsure of their […]

Common Legal Questions for a Portland Bicycle Accident Liability

Bicycle and Car Collision Liability: When a car and a bicycle are in a collision, it can mean serious injuries for the bicyclist. Despite popular belief, most bicycle accidents do not involve cars  – they only involve the cyclist – but the most serious injuries are sustained in a car/bicycle collision. And the majority of […]

How Do I Calculate Lost Wages?

How Do I Calculate Lost Wages?

Let’s say you’ve been involved in a serious accident, and it wasn’t your fault. However, as a result of the accident, you’re not going to be able to work again for a very long time. The doctor says “maybe never.” How do you go about calculating how much you and your family are going to […]

Will Being in Bankruptcy Affect My Portland Personal Injury Case?

Will Being in Bankruptcy Affect My Portland Personal Injury Case?

If you’re filing a personal injury claim in Oregon, and you have recently filed for bankruptcy, you should let your Portland personal injury attorney know from the very beginning that you have also filed for bankruptcy. This way, your personal injury lawyer can work with your bankruptcy lawyer to ensure you receive some of the money […]

What is the Statute of Limitations for Filing a Child Injury Claim?

What is the Statute of Limitations for Filing a Child Injury Claim?

The statute of limitations in Oregon child injury claims can be complex. Oregon Revised Statute 12.160 stipulates that the time available to file a claim for such an injury cannot start until age 18. However, that time limit will never extend past 5 years. Unfortunately, the time limit cannot be extended beyond the child’s 19th birthday. As you can […]

Will I Get a Quick Settlement for My Personal Injury Case?

Will I Get a Quick Settlement for My Personal Injury Case?

Actually, it’s easy to get a quick settlement for a personal injury case. What’s unusual is a fast and fair settlement. The insurance companies love fast settlements, because if you are in a rush, they know they will be able to settle for pennies on the dollar. But if you want to get the full amount that your […]

Can I Get Rich From a Portland Lawsuit?

Can I Get Rich From a Portland Lawsuit?

Oregon Personal Injury Law Questions and Answers If you are looking for a get-rich quick scheme, filing a personal injury lawsuit is not the way to do it. The job of an excellent personal injury attorney is to fight for justice by making sure that you are adequately compensated for your injuries and losses, not to make […]