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Choosing the Venue

“Venue” means where a lawsuit is filed. The options are Federal Court or State Court, and then within the State Court system, a particular county must be chosen. This is a complicated decision that depends upon the specific details of your case, but here’s an overview of why “where” is very important. In general, State… read more

The McDonald’s Coffee Case—A Myth Explained

There seems to be more and more criticism of personal injury lawsuits. People have tried to claim compensation for some very frivolous injuries. We hate frivolous lawsuits more than anyone. We make our living pursuing justice in the courts, and frivolous lawsuits give the courts and justice a bad name. Most personal injury suits are… read more

Top 10 Oregon Motorcycle Safety Tips

Recently there has been a large number of motorcycle accidents and deaths in Oregon.  The rate of injury on a motorcycle is much greater than in a vehicle since there is much less protection between you and the road, other vehicles or obstacles. Every year, dozens of motorcyclists need the services of a good Portland motorcycle… read more

Crosswalk Safety Every Pedestrian and Driver Should Know

Some people get confused when a well-marked crosswalk (sometimes called “zebra-stripped”) also has a traffic signal because they think that cars must stop for pedestrians in a crosswalk.  However, when there is a cross walk AND a signal, a pedestrian must obey the signal.  If not, he/she commits the offense of failure to yield (or… read more