Car Accidents and Wrongful Death Claims: A Brief Guide
Most of us drive or ride in a passenger vehicle on a daily basis without a second thought, but the reality is that getting into an automobile can be extremely dangerous. Unfortunately, even those who engage in safe driving behaviors may be put at risk when others on the road choose to drink, text, or… read more
An In-depth Look At Successful vs. Failed Wrongful Death Lawsuit Case Examples
One of the best ways to understand the complex characteristics of a wrongful death lawsuit is to examine real-life case examples. This blog takes an in-depth look at both successful and failed wrongful death lawsuits, and the wrongful actions that were the basis for them. Understanding an Oregon Wrongful Death Lawsuit An Oregon wrongful death… read more
Attorney Answers: Top 8 questions regarding a wrongful death lawsuit
Wrongful Death Lawsuit Answers An Interview With Portland Accident Attorney, Travis Mayor The Portland wrongful death cases below are real and demonstrate how quickly lives are lost and families are changed forever. A wrongful death lawsuit can be filed if someone’s death is thought to be the fault of another person, business, or public organization,… read more
Distracted Driving Accidents Take A Toll on Oregonians
Distracted Driving Accidents Significantly Increase in Oregon Distracted driving accidents caused by texting or using a hand-held cell phone while driving in Oregon, are significantly increasing, so much so that Oregon State Police now estimate that 25% of Oregon car accident injuries involve distracted driving. If you are involved in a distracted driving car accident,… read more
What You Need To Know About Wrong-Way Driver Car Accidents in Oregon
“You’re going the wrong way!”… Why does wrong-way driving still occur so frequently? Today’s blog will review what we know about common wrong-way driving characteristics, and how to avoid wrong-way driver car accidents in Oregon. My goal is to help you become more aware and execute defensive driving during particular hours of the day. One would… read more
What Is The Best Thing To Do If Your Child is Bullied?
Bullying is abusive behavior. If your child is a victim of bullying, then it is time to get involved and take a direct approach to shutting it down. Children on both sides of bullying incidents need help, and adults must first recognize that bullying should never be ignored or considered a “normal part of growing… read more
Which cars reduce your chance of a fatal car accident?
Weekly headlines chronicle dozens of Oregon fatal car accidents. It seems we are constantly being reminded of the tragic impact that fatal accidents have on our lives, families and communities. But did you know that fatal car accidents in Oregon are actually on the DECLINE? In a recent study, Oregon was ranked in the top… read more
What is my personal injury case worth?
When I meet with a client for the first time to review details of their personal injury case, I am inevitably asked, “What is my personal injury case worth?” This is a complex question that is not easily answered. Determining the potential value of a personal injury case requires thoughtful evaluation and gathering of facts… read more
Oregon Attorney Travis Mayor of Mayor Law, LLC Obtains Settlement From City of Seaside for Wrongful Death Drowning Suit
Seaside, OR May 13, 2014 – In April 2011, according to the lawsuit filed with the Clatsop County Circuit Court (Case No. 13-2240), Robert Weston MacNeil and Karen Irene Stevens, of Vancouver, Wash., drowned after mistakenly driving their vehicle into the Necanicum River at the Quatat Park boat ramp. The boat ramp was an unmarked, unobstructed… 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