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

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… read more

5 Common Car Crash Mistakes That Will Cost You in Court

Even minor motor vehicle accidents can be extremely scary, and unfortunately, they’re all too common. In 2015 alone there were 32,166 fatal motor vehicle crashes and nearly 2.44 million people injured as a result of accidents on the road. Whether you’re in a small fender bender or become the victim of a drunk driving accident,… read more

5 Motorcycle Safety Tips: How To Stay Safe On A Motorcycle

The weather might not seem like it now, but it’s about to get colder out. Today is actually the first day of fall! And while that means a lot of U.S. residents will be putting their bikes away for the winter, there will still be plenty of riders out there riding day and night until… read more

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

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… read more

Dealing With Post-Accident Emotional Trauma And How It Could Impact Your Case

We all like to think we’re safe drivers, but the reality is that over 37,000 people die in motor vehicle accidents every year in the United States. Sooner or later, you may need to seek out a personal injury lawyer for this purpose. But while it’s common to pursue treatment for physical injuries following an… read more