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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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Oregon Bicycle Laws

Posted on August 26, 2020 in
Cycling is a way of life in Oregon, especially in the Portland area. In 2017, 6.3% of all Portland commuters relied on bicycles to go to work -- this rate is significantly higher than the national average, which states that only 0.5% of commuters who bike to work. However, more bikes on the road...
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How Long Do I Have to File a Wrongful Death Claim in Oregon?

Posted on August 21, 2020 in
A wrongful death occurs when someone else’s wrongful action or omission directly causes another person to pass away. Certain people related to the deceased may claim compensation for his or her passing through a wrongful death lawsuit filed in civil court. Under Oregon law, very specific rules apply to wrongful death claims -- including...
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What Is Oregon’s Right-of-Way Law?

Posted on July 28, 2020 in
Traffic laws are important for maintaining safety and security while driving, and one of the most important rules you need to remember is the right-of-way. Failure to yield right-of-way can lead to serious collisions, severe injuries, and millions of dollars in damages. Contact Tillmann Law to schedule your free consultation with our Portland car...
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How Much Is My Accident Claim Worth?

Posted on July 27, 2020 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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