Tag: Head-On Crash
Estate and Personal Representative in Wrongful Death
When a person dies, and leaves behind anything that is worth money, the law creates an “estate.” If John Doe dies, then it will be called “The Estate of John Doe.” For example, you may sometimes see “Estate Sales,” where the possessions of someone who has passed away are being sold. What has happened, legally,… read more
Is Murder the Same As A Wrongful Death?
As mentioned in previous blog posts, a criminal case is separate and independent from a civil case. Some deaths result in only a criminal case (murder or manslaughter), but no civil case. Others may result in a civil case (known as wrongful death) but no criminal case. Still others may result in both. So yes,… read more
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… read more
How much will it cost me to hire a Personal Injury law firm?
After all of the pain, suffering, and confusion involved in an accident or injury, it can be disheartening to consider the cost of hiring a law firm to represent you for your case. Fortunately, when you work with us, you will not have to worry about cost. We take our fees as a simple percentage… read more
What guarantee can my attorney offer me?
Accident cases are all different and there are dozens of variables involved in each and every case. For this reason, it is impossible to guarantee an outcome on your case. However, it is a fact that accident victims who use the services of a Personal Injury attorney receive, on average, more than 3 times the… read more
Should I expect to receive payment for what I’m enduring as a victim of an accident?
If you’ve been the victim of an accident, you may require extensive medical treatment. So it’s important to remember that you must receive proper medical treatment so that you can recover from your accident. Also, since you have been the victim of an accident, you should know that insurance companies will compensate you for “pain… read more
What Is the Very First Thing I Should Do After an Accident?
The most important thing you need to do after being in an accident is to see a doctor and follow their instructions. It’s very common for victims of an accident to lose site of the importance of their own recovery because they are overwhelmed with paperwork, exams, appointments and bills that come after being in… read more
Not Telling your Attorney these 5 Things Could Wreck your Case
If you hire a lawyer, or are considering hiring a lawyer, for your personal injury claim, it is important to recognize that this will become a long-term, important relationship. This means you need to be honest and open with your attorney at all times. Here are several things your attorney will need to know during… read more
Underage Drunk Driver Causes Head-On Crash
Date: January 17, 2010 Location: Highway 126E near Vida, Oregon Names: Candace Lee Chitty, Jacob A. Curtis Candace Lee Chitty, 63, of Eugene, Oregon, was seriously injured in a head-on crash after a car driven by Jacob A. Curtis, 19, of Eugene, crossed the center line and hit another car on Highway 126E near Vida,… read more
Dallas Crash Seriously Injures Three
Date: December 19, 2009 Location: Highway 22 near Dallas, Oregon Names: Roy Warner, Catherine Warner, Jerry Dean Weber According to an Oregon State Police press release, a two-car crash seriously injured three people on December 19, 2009, around 2:20 PM on Highway 22, west of Dallas, Oregon. Oregon State Police Sergeant Bob Charpentier said that… read more