What happens if I was injured by someone who is uninsured or underinsured?

What happens if I was injured by someone who is uninsured or underinsured?

If you’ve been injured by someone who is uninsured or underinsured, it can be difficult to understand what your claim is worth under your policy. It can also be frustrating since your own insurance company will probably try to pay as little as possible on your claim—even if you have coverage for this type of […]

Is your attorney available to meet with you personally?

Is your attorney available to meet with you personally?

Surprisingly, some personal injury attorneys don’t make themselves available to meet with their clients and only send out their liaisons to collect your information. Generally this means that they are not invested in your case and that you will not receive the best representation possible. At our firm, we care about our clients. We care […]

Should I sign the information releases that the insurance adjuster gave me?

Should I sign the information releases that the insurance adjuster gave me?

It is very important that you do not sign any release forms that you received from an insurance adjuster without first talking to an attorney. Remember that the insurance adjuster’s main goal is to keep the payments they make to accident victims like you as small as possible. That’s why we are here for you—to […]

What Is the Very First Thing I Should Do After an Accident?

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 […]

Government Camp Vehicle Accident Injures Two Men

Date: June 4, 2011 Location: Hwy 26 Near Milepost 53, Government Camp Names: Mark G. Oosterman, Daniel R. Heis Two men were injured, one critically, in a crash on the west end of Government Camp. At about 6am, according to Oregon State Troopers (OSP), Mark G. Oosterman, age 25 of Sandy, was driving a 2001 […]

Tualatin Area Accident Results in Serious Injuries

Date: January 19, 2011 Location: Interstate 5 Southbound in Tualatin Area Names: Lauren H. Thomas, Neal Davis Oregon State Police report that alcohol may have been a contributing factor in a serious injury crash occurring in the Tualatin area. On January 19 at about 7:09am Neal Davis, age 54 of Estacada, was sitting inside his […]

Two Children Hit by Car in Forest Grove Crosswalk Accident

Date: December 21, 2009 Location: SW 178th Avenue & Tualatin Valley Highway, Forest Grove, Oregon Names: Cecilio Venegas Three children, ages 10, 13, and 14, were injured after being struck by a car while crossing the street December 21, 2009, according to reports by Salem-News.com and KTVB.com. The accident occurred around 4:50 PM, during dark, […]

Two Killed, Others Injured in Crash

Date: December 18, 2009 Location: Highway 26 near Boring, Oregon Names: Anthony “Bruce” Petereit, Ashlee Bradbury, Terry Bradbury, Charles “Chaz” Bradbury, Dawn Nicole Misener A fatal crash on Highway 26 near Boring, Oregon, on December 18, 2009, has claimed a second life, according to The Oregonian. Anthony “Bruce” Petereit, 53, of Boring, was pronounced dead […]