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Common Sense, Negligence, and Comparative Fault
Saturday, May 27th, 2017

My fortune cookie last week contained the following observation, “Common sense is not so common.” As a personal injury attorney, this resonated with me because I see situations daily where someone’s failure to use common sense has harmed someone else. Small actions that may seem insignificant at the time, can lead to damaging and costly […]

Bad Faith Insurance Practices: How to Make Bad Insurers Pay in Excess of Policy Limits
Saturday, May 20th, 2017

This article will examine recovery of policy limits in excess of the policy limits against bad faith insurance companies. The (Oregon) Basics An Oregon auto policy[1] comes with three types of coverage, (1) Liability, (2) UM/UIM, and (3) PIP. 1. Liability Coverage This is auto insurance that pays for the other guy, if the wreck […]

How much time do I have to file a personal injury claim? Exceptions to statute of limitations?
Monday, May 15th, 2017

People often say “you have two years to file a personal injury case in Oregon”. However, not all personal injury cases have a two-year filing deadline. Individuals involved in many personal injury cases in Oregon have two years to file a lawsuit from the date of their injury. The two-year limit is set by state […]

Corporations win first trial against blood-thinner Xarelto
Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Patients complain that Xarelto, a blood-thinning drug developed to help reduce strokes is causing internal bleeding that has required hospitalization in some cases. Xarelto was jointly developed by Bayer and Johnson and Johnson. It is Bayer’s top-selling product, amassing $3.24 billion in sales last year. In the first product liability Xarelto case to go to trial, […]

Man dragged from United flight takes initial steps to file suit
Friday, April 28th, 2017

  The man who was forcefully removed from a United Airlines flight is taking the initial steps to file a lawsuit against the airline. Attorneys for Dr. David Dao have filed a motion in Cook County Circuit Court in Illinois and have requested that United keep surveillance videos, incident reports, and passenger and crew lists. The […]

Pedestrian deaths are on the rise – and most are men
Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Male pedestrians struck by cars are twice as likely as women to die from their injuries, according to journal Injury Prevention. Why?

Bills bills bills!
Saturday, November 24th, 2012

Health insurance companies and Personal Injury Protection (PIP) file liens against people injured in car accidents. A lawyer can help.

Car Design Impacts Pedestrian Safety
Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Pedestrian safety features are now a factor in the exterior design of cars, trucks and SUVs

Window Fall Prevention
Monday, April 30th, 2012

Over the weekend, there was a breaking news story of a Vancouver toddler who climbed out a third floor bedroom window, made his way onto the roof, and fell to the ground.  The child has been listed in good condition as of Sunday evening. Thankfully, this incident had a happy ending, but it could have […]

The Real Risks of Wisdom Tooth Removal
Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

The recent death of a teenager during a common surgical procedure has prompted a national conversation about the removal of wisdom teeth (third molars).  Deaths like this – hypoxia from oxygen deprivation – are rare, but serious risks are inherent in any surgical procedure. Ten million wisdom teeth are extracted in the U.S. each year. […]