City reaches settlement in case against police, DHS

By DORA TOTOIAN Of the News-Register The McMinnville City Council authorized the city manager last week to carry out a settlement in the case of a young survivor of sexual abuse who sued the city and state for what her lawsuit described as their failure to protect her from her sexually abusive father. Councilors approved… read more

Why Do So Many Drivers Fail To Use Turn Signals?

Turn signals, otherwise known as blinkers, indicators, or trafficators, are a necessary factor when it comes to safe driving. They exist to inform other drivers of your intentions to make a turn, preventing potentially fatal collisions from occurring. As such, it’s not uncommon among turn signal users to become frustrated when fellow drivers fail to… read more

New Report Shows Large Trucking Accidents On The Rise

According to a recent press release, large truck accidents have been on the rise throughout the United States. So many people have been hurt in a truck accident between 2009 and 2017 that Road Safe America has called for new mandates pertaining to speed limiters on large trucks. “Most of the states in this top… read more

What Businesses Should Know About Premises Liability Cases

Negligence is never good—and for businesses, it can cause major problems and injuries. Besides the human pain and suffering, an injury on your property can also result in high costs for your company. Here’s an overview of what businesses and business owners should know about premises liability. What is it? Premises liability is a legal… read more

Motorcycle Law 101: What You Should Know Before You Ride In Oregon

Riding a motorcycle in Oregon comes with its fair share of safety rules and regulations. After all, a motorcycle accident is often more serious than a bicycle accident. Not only is this meant to keep you safe on the road, but it also ensures the wellbeing of other drivers. Before you get on your hog… read more

Why You Should Always Hire A Personal Injury Lawyer For Your Case

We have always been taught that we should take care of things on our own, but when it comes to personal injury law, it’s essential that you rely on a professional to oversee your case. During this stressful time, it’s vital that you have someone to back you up, or at least offer support in… read more

Tell Distracted Driving To Take The Back Seat And Focus On The Road

Instances of distracted driving are steadily rising. While people using mobile phones and other handheld electronic devices may have dropped from 3.8% to 3.3% from 2015 to 2016, distracted driving as a whole applies to more than just cell phone use on the road Legions of personal injury lawyers represent people who were in motor… read more

Stages of a Personal Injury Case | Personal Injury Lawyer in OR

If you’ve recently been injured in an accident and are looking to take the party responsible to court, you’re going to need an idea of what’s in store for you. It’s no secret that an injury lawsuit can be a stressful experience—that’s why it’s important to do some research before beginning the process. Below are the steps that you’ll want to be… read more

Truck Accident Misconceptions: What You Shouldn’t Believe

Worldwide, more than 50% of all road traffic fatalities occur among young adults ages 15 to 44. But regardless of your age, you’re certainly more likely to die or suffer serious injuries if you’re involved in a truck accident than you are if you’re involved in a car crash. The sheer size and power of… read more

Bicycle Accident Injuries: What to Watch For and What to Do If They Occur

  Riding a bike can be a great way to embrace more eco-friendly forms of transportation and maintain a fitness routine. However, cyclists may not always be treated with respect and care by motorists on main roads. When Portland Oregon bicycle laws are ignored by drivers, serious accidents and injuries can occur. If you’re hurt in an… read more