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Personal Injury Liability: How Fault Is Determined

Posted on December 29, 2020 in
Whether you suffer injuries in a car accident or slip on an unattended puddle at the grocery store, you will need to identify a liable party if you wish to pursue legal action. Personal injury liability, or the concept of being legally responsible for someone’s injuries, provides the foundation for personal injury claims. If...
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4 Questions To Ask A Personal Injury Lawyer

Posted on December 29, 2020 in
If you suffer injuries in an accident that someone else caused, you may have grounds for a personal injury lawsuit—and you need an attorney on your side. Personal injury lawyers work tenaciously to achieve maximum possible compensation for their clients, handling every aspect of a personal injury claim from negotiation to settlement. When choosing...
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Settlements versus Verdicts in Personal Injury Lawsuits

Posted on November 30, 2020 in
If you are filing a personal injury lawsuit, you know that this civil complaint may result in a monetary award for the damages you suffered. You may have heard settlement and verdict used interchangeably in this context; while these terms are similar, they refer to two different agreements. A settlement is an out-of-court agreement...
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Car Accidents Caused by Defective Auto Parts: What Are Your Options?

Posted on October 29, 2020 in
Many car accidents occur due to the negligent actions of another driver, poor road conditions, and bad weather. However, a significant number of collisions also occur due to mechanical malfunctions and defective vehicle parts -- and if you suffered a defect-related accident, you may not know what to do next. Although you may not...
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What’s the Difference Between Ordinary Negligence and Gross Negligence?

Posted on October 25, 2020 in
If you are pursuing compensation for a personal injury, you are probably familiar with the concept of negligence. This legal theory states that a person failed to use a reasonable level of care that an ordinary person would use under the same circumstances. Many civil lawsuits in the state of Oregon rely on the...
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