Oregon’s New Distracted Driving Law Takes Effect This Sunday: What You Need To Know

Posted in Motor Vehicle Accidents,Oregon Personal Injury Accidents on September 29, 2017

Effective this Sunday, October 1st, there will be a stricter ban on cell phone use while driving and higher fines. House Bill 2597, passed by the Legislature and signed by the governor earlier this year, prohibits drivers from using ANY function of the cell phone that requires holding or touching. The earlier version, enacted in … Continued

All About Bicycle Accidents: What To Do If You’ve Been Hurt While Cycling

Posted in Bicycle Accidents on September 14, 2017

Pedestrians ages 65 and over accounted for 13% of the 70,000 pedestrian injuries in 2015, but the total number of bicycle-related injuries should be just as concerning. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 45,000 bicyclist injuries that same year. Since more people are choosing to get their exercise and even … Continued