Safe Drinking – How To Practice Alcohol Safety

Posted in Drunk Driving on June 13, 2018

It feels good to relax and have a drink with family and friends, but with alcohol comes responsibility. It’s a substance many abuse, whether they’re fully aware of it or not. Read through some of our top tips for alcohol safety, so you can savor your drink and enjoy good company.   Provide sustenance Always … Continued

Drunk Driving Accidents: Your Questions Answered

Posted in Drunk Driving on March 5, 2018

Although we’d all like to believe that other drivers make smart decisions when they’re out on the road, the truth of the matter is that drunk driving is all too common. In 2015, nearly 1.1 million drivers were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or narcotics, and that colossal number doesn’t even account … Continued

Boating in Oregon: 4 Critical Boating Safety Tips

Posted in Drunk Driving,Oregon Personal Injury Accidents on November 29, 2017

Recreational boating is one of the most beloved pastimes among Oregonians. With so many boaters taking advantage of Oregon’s beautiful rivers and lakes, these boating safety tips are as important as ever. According to the State of Oregon Marine Board, in 2016 there were 19 recreational boating-related fatalities in Oregon alone. That’s three more compared … Continued

How to Identify, Avoid and Report Drunk Drivers On The Road

Posted in Drunk Driving on May 22, 2017

  Drunk drivers are a serious risk to everyone on the road, including themselves. As a Portland auto accident attorney, I have been prosecuting civil claims against drunk drivers for over a decade. I have been able to help innocent victims hold drunk drivers responsible for their reckless conduct, and in turn receive the compensation … Continued

What You Need To Know About Wrong-Way Driver Car Accidents in Oregon

Posted in Drunk Driving,Motor Vehicle Accidents,Oregon Personal Injury Accidents,Wrongful Death on June 17, 2016

“You’re going the wrong way!”… Why does wrong-way driving still occur so frequently? Today’s blog will review what we know about common wrong-way driving characteristics, and how to avoid wrong-way driver car accidents in Oregon. My goal is to help you become more aware and execute defensive driving during particular hours of the day. One would … Continued

What Can Be Done to Stop Drunk Driving in Oregon?

Posted in Drunk Driving,Wrongful Death on April 1, 2014

Car accidents caused by drunk drivers remain one of the most frustrating, preventable crimes that spark great emotion and debate. This is clearly illustrated in a recent Texas case involving 16-year-old drunk driver, Ethan Couch. In February 2013, a teenager from a wealthy Fort Worth, Texas family pled no contest to consumption and possession of … Continued

Hit By A Drunk Driver? Why You Need a Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer

Posted in Drunk Driving,Insurance Companies,Wrongful Death on February 11, 2014

Why You Need an Oregon Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer By: Travis Mayor Let’s face it.  Drunk drivers kill and injure other drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians at an alarming rate.  Despite decades of anti-drunk driving campaigns and public safety awareness, drunk driving is still a big problem in Oregon and throughout the nation.  The cost of … Continued

Deposition Preparation: How-to Guidance

Posted in Bicycle Accidents,Catastrophic Personal Injury,Dangerous and Defective Products,Drunk Driving,Industrial Accidents,Motor Vehicle Accidents,Oregon Personal Injury Accidents,Pedestrian Accidents,Wrongful Death on November 23, 2011

Deposition preparation in an Oregon personal injury case can be one of the most important efforts you can do to win your case. Because almost 95% of the Oregon personal injury cases settle before depositions are taken, most parties involved in the case are never deposed and hence do not invest the effort needed to … Continued

Oregon Wrongful Death Claims

Posted in Dangerous and Defective Products,Drunk Driving,Industrial Accidents,Motor Vehicle Accidents,Oregon Personal Injury Accidents,Wrongful Death on May 26, 2011

Oregon Wrongful Death Claims In Oregon, when a person dies under certain circumstances, the death can give rise to a civil Oregon wrongful death claims for monetary damages.  Oregon law allows for a wrongful death claims or lawsuits when the death of a person is caused by another person’s negligence, recklessness or intentional conduct.  Under … Continued

UM UIM Insurance – Are You Adequately Covered?

Posted in Bicycle Accidents,Catastrophic Personal Injury,Drunk Driving,Insurance Companies,Motor Vehicle Accidents,Oregon Personal Injury Accidents on December 8, 2009

Most people take their auto insurance for granted. Oftentimes auto insurance becomes another expense we must pay. But when was the last time you looked at your motor vehicle insurance policy to assess if you are properly insured? Do you know how much coverage you currently have on your vehicles? Oregon law requires drivers to … Continued