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Why Do Rear-End Collisions Happen in Portland, and Who’s to Blame?

Posted on January 5, 2023 in
Every year, the state of Oregon experiences more than 10,000 rear-end collisions, about thirty of which are fatal. More than 9,000 people get injured in these crashes across the state. So why do rear-end collisions happen in Portland, and who’s causing all these accidents? There are several reasons rear-end collisions may happen, but almost...
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How Is Fault Determined in an Oregon Car Accident?

Posted on September 21, 2022 in
Oregon is a fault car accident state, meaning that drivers who are responsible for collisions must pay for the damages of their victims. If you are injured in a collision with a negligent driver, you could file an insurance claim or lawsuit against him or her to recover compensation for medical expenses, lost wages,...
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Who Pays My Medical Bills After a Car Accident?

Posted on August 7, 2022 in
If you suffer from serious injuries after a car accident, you may wonder how to pay for your healthcare needs. Medical treatment can be very expensive, especially if you have very severe injuries or require long-term care. Since Oregon is a fault accident state, the driver responsible for your collision is responsible for paying...
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How Much Is My Accident Claim Worth?

Posted on July 27, 2022 in
After a car accident in Portland, you can sustain a wide array of financial, physical, and emotional damages. Under Oregon’s fault insurance system, the person responsible for your accident must pay for these losses -- and you may wonder just how much compensation you can expect. Your accident claim’s worth will vary based on...
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What to Do After Hitting an Illegally Parked Car in Oregon

Posted on June 21, 2022 in
In Oregon, drivers whose negligence causes an accident are financially liable for any damages that occur due to their actions. Hitting a parked car is generally a negligent act. If the car that you hit is illegally parked, however, you may not be completely liable for the accident. To reduce your fault in this...
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