FAQs

Oregon Personal Injury FAQs

Need more information about a key topics related to Oregon personal injury cases? You have come to the right place. To get more information select a category or a specific question.

Mayor Law FAQs

As an Oregon Personal Injury Attorney, what types of cases do you handle?

Which Oregon Personal Injury Attorney would handle my case at Mayor Law?

What practice areas represent the majority of your experience? 

As my Oregon Personal Injury Attorney, what legal services will you provide and to what standards of professional conduct?

What legal fees do you charge to handle an Oregon personal injury claim / case?

How and when are your legal fees paid?

Are the legal costs lower if my case settles without going to trial?

Why should I choose Travis Mayor, Oregon Personal Injury Attorney, to represent me?

Understanding Insurance and Personal Injury Claims FAQs

How much insurance do I need?

What is PIP coverage?

What type of benefits are payable with Oregon PIP coverage?

Do I receive benefits even if I was deemed to be at fault?

Are pedestrians and bicyclists covered if they were involved in the accident?

What are the amounts payable and maximum limits?

How does PIP insurance work?

What happens if my PIP coverage is exhausted?

How can an experienced Personal Injury Lawyer help me?

Should I talk to my insurance company?

How should I prepare to make a statement?

How can a Personal Injury Attorney help?

Should I talk to the other person’s insurance company?

What insurance coverage are all Oregon drivers required to have?

Personal Injury Case FAQs

Should I use an attorney or deal directly with the insurance company in an Oregon Personal Injury case?

What should I look for in choosing an Oregon Personal Injury Attorney?

How do I know if a Oregon Personal Injury Attorney is reputable / capable?

What questions should I ask in order to understand if there is a good fit?

What Is My Oregon Personal Injury Case Worth?  What Type of Costs Can I Recover?

How can I get a “Ball Park” estimate of the value of my Oregon Personal Injury case?

Car Accident FAQs

I have been in an Oregon car accident, what are my legal responsibilities?

I’m being pressured to provide a recorded statement and sign a medical release by both insurance companies — must I do so?

What do I do if the at fault driver does not have enough insurance coverage to cover my losses?

I have been injured in an Oregon car accident , who will pay my medical bills?

What happens if I use all of my PIP benefits and need more medical treatments?

How do I get reimbursed for property damage incurred in an Oregon car accident?

Where can I learn more about understanding car accident insurance coverage?

Where can I learn more about what to do if I’ve been involved in an Oregon car accident?

Do I need an Oregon personal injury attorney to represent me or can I deal directly with the insurance company adjusters?

Bicycle Accident FAQs

What if the costs associated with my cycling accident are less than $10,000? Is there a way of dealing with the insurance company and at-fault party without incurring significant legal costs?

What should I do if my cycling accident injuries are significant?

Can I buy insurance to cover potential risks I may incur while cycling?

Motorcycle Accident FAQs

Why is it important to work with a personal injury attorney who understands and has experience in dealing with Oregon motorcycle accidents?

How much time do I have to file a claim/lawsuit after an Oregon motorcycle accident?

What if the costs associated with my Oregon motorcycle accident are less than $10,000? Is there an effective way of dealing with the insurance company and at-fault party without incurring significant legal costs?

What should I do if my accident injuries are significant?

Why is Travis Mayor a great choice to represent you with your Oregon motorcycle accident case? 

Pedestrian Accident FAQs

I was injured in a pedestrian accident and I want to file a claim for my injuries — what should I do?

As a pedestrian, what responsibilities and duties do I have to avoid accidents?

How much time do I have to file a claim / lawsuit after a pedestrian accident?

Should I seek the advice of an Attorney to help guide me?

I was hit by a bicyclist while in a crosswalk – doesn’t that mean the cyclist is at-fault?

Where do most pedestrian accidents occur? What factors increase the probability of being involved in a pedestrian accident?

Catastrophic Injury FAQs

What is a catastrophic injury?

What is the difference between a catastrophic injury case and a typical personal injury case?

How long do I have to file a personal injury claim in Oregon?

Traumatic brain Injuries FAQs

What are Traumatic Brain Injuries?

Why is it so difficult to predict the outcome of traumatic brain injuries?

What are the leading causes of traumatic brain injury?

What is the cost of caring for individuals with a traumatic brain injuries?

Where can I learn more about understanding car accident insurance coverage?

Do I need an Oregon personal injury attorney to represent me or can I deal directly with insurance company adjusters?

Where can I find additional resources on Traumatic Brain Injuries?

Wrongful Death FAQs

What is a wrongful death claim?

Who can file an Oregon wrongful death action?

Who are the beneficiaries in an Oregon wrongful death claim?

How is a wrongful death settlement or jury verdict distributed?

What is the period of time allowed for filing a wrongful death claim in the state of Oregon?

Drunk Driving Accident FAQs

Why is it important to retain a Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer that does not shy away from litigating your personal injury case?

In addition to the drunk driver, who can be held liable in a drunk driving accident case?

I was hit by a drunk driver; is the establishment that served the liquor liable for my injuries under Oregon liquor liability laws?

Can I seek punitive damages against the provider of alcohol under Oregon’s liquor liability law?

Industrial and Construction Accidents FAQs

I’m currently collecting workers’ compensation insurance as a result of a workplace injury – does this mean I can’t file a personal injury claim?

I have been seriously injured on-the-job and now I found out my employer allowed the company’s workers’ compensation insurance to expire – what can I do?

I’ve been recently diagnosed with mesothelioma due to exposure to asbestos – how long do I have to file a claim?

Product Liability FAQs

Who is responsible for my injuries if I am injured by a defective product?

How long do I have to file a Product Liability claim in Oregon?

What kinds of compensation can I ask for in my Oregon product liability claim?

What must I prove to win my Product Liability  case?

Are manufacturers liable for injuries caused by defective products even though the product contains a warning label?

Small Value Personal Injury Case FAQs

What information is included in a “small claim” Demand Letter?

What happens after submitting a Demand Letter in a “Small Claim Case” under ORS 20.080?

What type of accidents or “Small Claim Cases” are good candidates for settlement under ORS 20.080?

What type of damages can I recover in my “Small Claim Case” using ORS 20.080?

Can I pursue making a settlement demand on my own using ORS 20.080 without a lawyer?

If I have received insurance benefits from PIP or my medical insurance provider, do I have to repay these monies from what I recover in my “small claim” settlement?

Distracted Driving FAQs

What is a Distracted Driving Accident?

How prevalent are distracted driving accidents?

What is Oregon Law regarding Distracted Driving?

How are distracted driving accident cases (and lawsuits) different than a typical car accident case?

Is distracted driving an indication of “who is at-fault” in causing the accident?

If you suspect the other driver was distracted while driving, how can you (or your lawyer) determine if the other driver was using their cell phone at the time of the accident?

In a distracted driving accident, how can I recover compensation for all of my injuries and property damage?

Is it considered distracted driving to receive directions from an app like Google maps? How about an Apple watch?

Where can I find additional educational resources on distracted driving?

Uninsured or Underinsured (UM/ UIM) Driver FAQs

What is an uninsured or underinsured driver accident?

How frequently do personal injury car accident cases involve at-fault drivers who are uninsured or underinsured?

What is the law regarding an uninsured driver accident?

How are uninsured driver accident cases (and lawsuits) different than a typical car accident case?

What does it mean when my underinsured motorist coverage (UIM) is “stackable”?

Is an uninsured driver accident an indication of “who is at-fault” in causing the accident?

Where can I find additional information to protect my family against an uninsured or underinsured driver accident?

Articles on Personal Injury Cases and Related Subjects

Oregon Car Accident Guide — Protect Your Rights and Maximize Your Financial Recovery

How to Prepare for your Deposition in a Personal Injury Case

 

Disclaimer: Information posted on this website is provided for educational and informational services to Oregon residents – it is not intended to be legal advice, as every case is unique and should be accurately evaluated.