Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian Accident Lawsuit Filed by Mayor Law Seeking $7M in Damages

A pedestrian accident lawsuit has been filed by the law firm, Mayor Law, on behalf of a pedestrian accident victim struck by a pickup truck while crossing SW Hall Blvd in an uncontrolled, mid-block crosswalk. (Details of the accident and lawsuit covered by Oregonlive and The Times news sites) The lawsuit names the City of Tigard and… read more

7 Pedestrian Safety Tips I Will Teach My Children

Young kids have limited judgment, cannot gauge the speed of oncoming traffic, and can be impulsive and lose concentration easily. Being able to walk safely in urban settings is an important skill that needs to be developed over time. I view the process similar to how teenagers learn to drive a car. First, they must… read more

Pedestrian Accident Victim – Reduce Your Risk

Pedestrian Accidents Continue to Surge in Oregon – Learn How To Reduce Your Risk of Becoming a Pedestrian Accident Victim. Oregon pedestrian accidents have increased by 51% in the last five years according to the Oregon Department of Transportation’s 2012 Oregon Traffic Crash Summary. The alarming truth is pedestrian accidents result in more fatalities than… read more

Deposition Preparation: How-to Guidance

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… read more

ORS 20.080 Limits Increase for Oregon Small Injury Claims

Effective January 1, 2012, Oregon Revised Statute ORS 20.080 increases the applicable limits for Oregon small injury claims to $10,000.  This means personal injury victims and claimants in the Portland area and throughout Oregon can seek up to $10,000 in damages, which can include medical expenses, lost wages and/or non-economic damages for pain and suffering… read more