Any accident that involves a motorcycle can be incredibly dangerous, so it’s important that motorcyclists and other drivers take ample precautions to help keep each other safe. Here are some tips from motorcycle accident attorney Paul Galm to help motorcyclists and non-motorcyclists safely share the road. Tips for Motorcyclists Ride Defensively Because motorcycles lack the…

A few months ago, we highlighted the new Oregon distracted driving law, which went into effect in October 2017. This law closed loopholes that limited cell phone use to hands-free devices for phone calls and texting, extending them to any function on a phone that requires holding or touching. Additional Changes to the Distracted Driving…

(Image Source: PBOT) According to the Portland Bureau of Transportation, more than half of deadly car accidents in Portland occur on just 8% of our streets. Learn more about Portland’s High Crash Network from personal injury attorney Paul Galm. Determining Portland’s High Crash Network There are 30 streets included in the City of Portland High…

While the new distracted driving law has been in an effect for several months, many people are still unaware of what exactly is prohibited by the new law. Here’s a breakdown by Portland car accident attorney Paul Galm, which covers everything you need to know about the new hands-free driving law: What’s Different From the 2009…

Don’t miss out on your rightful claim just because you didn’t know what to do in the event of a motor vehicle accident. To increase your odds of winning your case, follow these tips when making a car accident injury claim and take advantage of a free consultation at Paul Galm Law. Assess the Damage…

Getting in a car accident is an unfortunate situation, but not being able to exchange information with the other party can be even more frustrating. A hit and run accident happens when the driver who caused the accident flees the scene without stopping to exchange information with the victim. This can make it especially difficult…

2016 is quickly coming to a close and New Year’s festivities are upon us. Whether you’ll be counting down to midnight at a club, at a party, or in the comfort of your own home with family and friends, staying safe and avoiding the pitfalls of alcohol overindulgence is of utmost importance. Today we bring…

Fall is here, which means children and parents across the U.S. are preparing for Halloween parties and trick-or-treating. What many parents may be unaware of, however, is that Halloween is the deadliest night of the year for children, with pedestrian deaths at their highest on this beloved holiday. Paul Galm Law has gathered some expert…

Each year thousands of Oregonians are involved in car accidents, causing serious injuries that lead to hospitalization, time missed from work, and emotional distress. Most of these car crashes can be satisfactorily resolved by the insurance companies representing the involved parties. However, there are times when it’s best to seek legal help in order to ensure that…

Car accidents are inherently stressful and emotional but become even more frustrating when an uninsured driver is at fault. According to Portland lawyers, uninsured motorist claims are some of the most difficult and taxing due to state statutes. If you’ve had the misfortune of being the accident victim of an uninsured (or even an underinsured) driver, you…