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Four Things to Know About Oregon Hit and Run Accidents

Posted on April 26, 2018 in
Four things you should know if you are involved in an Oregon Hit and Run Accident: Get the license plate of the individual that hit you. Gather all witness names, telephone numbers, and addresses. Contact the police and report the hit and run. Report the incident to your insurance company. Statistics Hit and Run...
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Do Not Settle Your Car Accident Case Alone

Posted on March 23, 2016 in
I had a very interesting experience the other day in court. During the process of choosing a jury, called voir dire, one of the questions for the proposed jurors was whether they had been involved in a motor vehicle accident before and if they had gotten a car accident settlement. Let's just say I...
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ORS 20.080 – Attorney’s Fees for Certain Small Tort Claims

Posted on March 7, 2016 in
Often a personal injury claim may be small enough that it isn’t within reason to hire an attorney for and pay them by their hourly rates. However, on the other end of the spectrum, the attorney may not be willing to take your case on contingency because the overall value is small enough that...
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Johnson & Johnson Hit with $72 Million Judgment in Talc-Ovarian Cancer Case

Posted on March 4, 2016 in
A St. Louis jury slapped Johnson & Johnson with a $72 Million dollar judgment this last week, relating to its failure to warn users of its talc or talcum powder products and the increased risk of ovarian cancer. $10 million of which was for compensatory damages, and $62 million was for punitive damages. That...
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What to Do When Your Insurance Company Denies your Personal Property Claim

Posted on March 2, 2016 in
As a personal injury attorney, I often get asked about a client’s personal property claims. Typically, most insurance companies do a good job of handling these with efficiency. But occasionally I will have a client come into my office that can not seem to resolve a personal property claim with the insurance company. This...
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