When a loved one dies unexpectedly, it can be challenging to fully engage with the mourning process while also determining if you have a wrongful death case. But in addition to the emotional trauma that accompanies these types of losses, families can also experience a huge financial burden, especially if the victim was the primary…

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…

Whether you’re hosting a holiday party or New Year’s Eve celebration, if you serve alcohol at your event, you can be held liable for any injuries that occur as a result. We’ve compiled a list of 5 things to keep in mind as you’re planning your holiday party this year. What is Social Host Liability…

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…

Image Source: Bike Portland Portlanders, and Oregonians in general, love their bikes. We reside in one of the most bike-friendly states, allowing us to ride to work, ride to the grocery store, and ride local trails for adventure and beauty. We finally joined the 60+ other major U.S. cities with bike share programs in July,…

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…

Daycare is a necessary part of daily life for a large majority of American families, particularly since it is common for both parents to work full time. Parents rely on daycare facilities to care for children (many who are often as young as 4-6 weeks), because they have to work to provide for their families…