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

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

5 Easy Steps to Improve Industrial Workplace Safety

  Previously, we’ve covered how to stay safe in the corporate workplace. Today, we’ll take a look at working in a factory, electricity, or construction job, which bring their own safety challenges. Industrial jobs can be incredibly dangerous, and when people are working hard in loud, fast-paced environments, they can easily miss something dangerous until… read more

The Top Causes Of Motor Vehicle Accidents In 2018

  While we often like to think that we’re entirely safe while we’re out on the road, this is often not the case. Dangers of driving lurk everywhere, and many unfortunately common behaviors contribute to car accidents on a regular basis. Here are the most common causes of motor vehicle accidents within the past year…. read more

What Is Defamation and How to Handle It

So, someone has said something untrue and less than nice about you or your business. Now what? While you might feel inclined to brush it off, it might be worthwhile to pursue legal action and take that person to court for defamation. To help you figure out if you have a viable case, we will… read more

Mayor Law’s Full Guide to Watercraft and Boat Safety Tips

Spending time on Oregon’s beautiful waters is a favorite pastime for many. With the warm weather coming to a close, there are some boating safety tips you should keep in mind as you embark on one last adventure.   Plan ahead Before going out on the water, you should have a plan in place. This… read more

Mayor Law’s Ultimate Guide to Bicycle Safety in Portland, OR

  We know Portland loves to bike—it’s convenient, healthy, inexpensive, and beneficial to the environment. Unfortunately, outside factors (distracted drivers) can make the experience frightening and not at all enjoyable. Bike crashes have significantly decreased since the 1990s, but there’s still room for improvement. In 2016, 44 people died in traffic-related incidents in Portland, and… read more

Kids and ATVs: 5 Safety Tips for the Adventurous Family

  Unfortunately, personal injury law firms see many accidents that happen to families, including children, that happen during the most innocent of fun activities. If your family enjoys a little adventure such as riding all-terrain vehicles, or ATVs, here are some key tips to keep in mind for families to stay safe while bonding and… read more

How to Stay Safe at Work

Americans spend a majority of their lives working in environments that are, unfortunately, not danger-proof—and your workplace is no different. If you’re wondering how to stay safe at work, Mayor Law, LLC is here to help. No matter what your employment situation is, these safety tips for work are something that everyone should keep in… read more

The 3 Steps You Must Take Following A Bicycle Accident

Riding a bike is fun, liberating, and a great way to get exercise on the way to and from work. Unfortunately, with more cyclists and cars on the roads, bicycle accidents are all too common. Obviously, it is important to wear a helmet, but even when you do, much of your body is left exposed…. read more