What exactly is a “wrongful death”?

What exactly is a “wrongful death”?

Wrongful death is when a negligent, reckless, or intentional act by a person or company causes the death of another. Murder would certainly qualify, but so would a car crash, even if the bad driver who caused the death did not mean to hurt anyone, but was merely careless. Common Circumstances of Wrongful Death Include: […]

Who Should I Talk to After The Wrongful Death of a Loved One

Who Should I Talk to After The Wrongful Death of a Loved One

After the death of a loved one, many people say that they can’t find anyone who will talk about the death directly. Maybe it’s because people are scared, or maybe they think they are protecting your feelings, but whatever the reason, it can be difficult to find someone who will speak clearly and directly about […]

Car-Truck Crash Kills Woman

Date: January 25, 2010 Location: U.S. 26 near Government Camp, Oregon Names: Robin “Babes” Rae Udey, Ronald Jory Oregon State Police troopers are investigating a fatal crash between a commercial truck and an SUV on U.S. 26 near Government Camp in Oregon. Robin “Babes” Rae Udey, 54, of Pine Grove, Oregon, died January 25, 2010, […]

Good Samaritan Killed in Car Crash

Date: January 22, 2010 Location: Old Highway 47, near Forest Grove, Oregon Name: Joshua Hieter A Good Samaritan trying to help others after a car crash was killed the morning of January 22, 2010, on Old Highway 47, near Forest Grove, Oregon. Responders to the scene found Joshua Hieter, 31, of Forest Grove, lying in […]

Oregon Accident Attorneys: Pedestrian Killed in Portland Crash

Date: January 13, 2010 Location: Highway 30 near NW Harborton Drive, Portland, Oregon Names: Zeken Barker Zeken Barker, a 25-year-old from Portland, was walking on Highway 30 near NW Harborton Drive in Portland, Oregon, when he was hit by a car and killed around 5:15 AM, January 13, 2010. Barker, died in the accident. Police […]

Four-Car Crash Kills Woman, Injures Four

Date: December 26, 2009 Location: Highway 42, east of Remote, Oregon Names: Sigrid Wilma Wheeler, Sarah Helen Beck, Amber Nicole Olson, Ronald Eugene Beck, Robert D. Beck, Brett Dean Bishop According to the Oregon State Police Report, a four-car crash on Highway 42 in Coos County, Oregon, east of the town of Remote, killed a […]

Crash Kills Salem Man in Truck Collision

Date: December 24, 2009 Location: Highway 22 west of Santiam Pass, Oregon Names: Robert W. Fickel, Michael C. Provost, Ann Guyson A Salem man was killed and a Sunriver woman was injured in a head-on car-truck crash December 24, 2009, around 10:30 AM, on Highway 22 west of Santiam Pass, in Oregon. Robert W. Fickel, […]

Rollover Kills Man from Remote, Oregon

Date: December 24, 2009 Location: Highway 42, near Remote, Oregon Names: Kenneth Michael Rasmussen Kenneth Michael Rasmussen, 48, of Bakersfield, California, died December 24, 2009, in a single-vehicle truck crash on an icy bridge near the small town of Remote, Oregon, east of Myrtle Point in Coos County. KPIC-TV reports that the crash occurred on […]