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What You Should Know Before You Hire a Private Investigator

Most people do not regularly hire private investigators and seeking out a private investigator and selecting the best investigator can sometimes...
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Distracted Driving in Oregon State

The number of deaths and injuries that occur in the United States from traffic accidents are astounding, and more than half of them involve a...

How to Organize an Oregon Limited Liability Company

Portland is a great city for startups, and the limited liability company (“LLC”) is often an equally excellent choice for organizing a new...

Trucking Accidents in Oregon

Facts and information about commercial truck accidents and legal claims.

Oregon Stryker Hip Recall Claims

Information on Stryker hip implant recalls and asserting claims in Oregon.

5 Oregon Driving Law Myths: Laws You Think You Know, But You Don't

Oregon drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists all believe they have a strong grasp, by and large, of the rules and regulations that govern the use...

Calculating Lost Wages after an Auto Accident

Not being able to attend work after an accident can have a lot of financial consequences for a family. But if you were not at fault, you may be...

Personal Injury Claims for Injuries at Work

Most people believe that if they’ve been injured in an accident at work, their only viable recourse of recovering damages is through workers’...

What to Do After an Oregon Bicycle Accident to Protect Your Rights

After a bike crash, it's important that you don't do anything that could jeopardize your right to bring a personal injury claim if you need to.

Why Bring a Wrongful Death Suit in Oregon

There are many reasons to consider a wrongful death lawsuit after the death of a family member. Here we've outlined some of the most common so...

Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants in Oregon

A DUI in Oregon is actually a DUII, which stands for driving under the influence of intoxicants. Drivers who are found operating a vehicle with...

What Does Loss of Consortium Mean?

When a family member has been seriously injured, it is possible to bring a claim for yourself - to compensate you for the damage to your...

How to Negotiate Your Own Personal Injury Settlement

Not every case needs a lawyer. If your case is small, you may be able to negotiate with the insurance company yourself. We don't often recommend...

Car Accidents: Determining Liability

Most car accidents are straight-forward and liability is easy to understand. But did you know that there are more factors than the two drivers?...

How to Get Your Car Repaired After an Auto Accident

Getting your car repaired is usually not an option - you need your car! So after an accident, the repair process can seem slow and frustrating....

Tell Your Family Where Things Are

When a loved one unexpectedly passes away, it feels like you are in the middle of a bad storm.

Why Oregon Truck Accident Injury Claims Are So Complicated

Let's face it - auto injury claims are annoying and time-consuming. But, if you've been in an accident with a truck, the claim is even MORE...

Who Will Be In Charge if You Are in Bad Health?

If you have ever watched a parent, grandparent or other loved one struggle through health problems you know how difficult it can be. Is there...

The Mistake of Creating a Will on Your Death Bed

There are many mistakes that you can make in estate planning. Planning your estate is not a simple or easy thing to do.

Other Ways to Gift

One of the biggest problems for many people who try to lower their estate tax burden is that they do not have enough ways to give away their...

More Money for Attorneys

We have warned you many times about using online legal document providers for your estate planning needs and here's more information as to why.

Bankruptcy and Your Personal Injury Claim

If you are filing bankruptcy and have a personal injury claim, you need to know what this means for your case.

Oregon Public School Liability for Student Injuries

Schools are supposed to be safe for our children, but it's true that children are prone to getting injured. When they do, who should be held...

Worst Mistake You can Make With a Personal Injury Case

After a car accident, a lot of people are worried about their car - but shouldn't they be more worried about their health? Yes! And this doesn't...

Motivational Estate Plans

Perhaps some of your family members are not as motivated to make something out of their lives as you are. It is frustrating when that family...

Cancer Strikes When You Don't Expect It

I have an old friend that I only know through the Internet. I'm not sure how we met. It was a long time ago. It was probably through a mailing...

What to Do After an Oregon Slip and Fall

Slip and fall accidents are among the hardest to prove of all the types of personal injury cases. A lot of people think that if they fall, and...

Don't Wait for an Estate Plan

The Jefferson’s was always one of the funniest television shows around. It's still funnier than most of the shows that have come afterwards....

Oregon Hit and Run Accidents, and Getting Compensation

In Oregon, it is illegal to leave the scene of an accident - and it's not just illegal to leave an injured person. It is also immoral because...

How to Avoid Falling Asleep at the Wheel

Falling asleep at the wheel can be as dangerous as drunk driving, and causes several fatal crashes every year. Here's a quick guide to avoiding...

What About Your Email?

How often do you use your email account? I bet a lot more than you did 5 years ago. You probably have some important business that is conducted...

Think Before Challenging an Estate Plan

The first reaction that most people have when they learn that they have been cut out of a deceased relative's estate plan is to want to fight....

How Can I Determine the Worth of "Pain and Suffering" in a Claim?

If you are bringing an injury claim after an accident, you are entitled to non-economic damages also known as pain and suffering. These damages...

Things Get Old

Sometimes you can get a little bit of extra life out of something old. Have an old computer? Put Linux or an earlier version of Windows on it...

Questions to Ask Your Potential Oregon Personal Injury Lawyer

Finding a lawyer is easy. Finding the right lawyer for you and your case can be hard. But if you need an Oregon personal injury lawyer, you...

Oregon Wrongful Death Claims: Laws and Time Limits

If your loved one has been killed in an accident, you can file a wrongful death claim. In Oregon, however, there are time limits as well as...

Estate Plans and Ghosts

There are people who believe in ghosts. They often believe that ghosts are the result of deceased individuals who made mistakes in life and as a...

What to Research

In preparing to make important life decisions the first thing to do is to research your options. You cannot make good decisions until you know...

There is No Taking Back Your Estate Plan

There are some things in life that we all wish we had done differently. No one makes the right choices 100 percent of the time. Of course, we...

Common Causes of Construction Site Accidents

There are several common causes of construction site accidents, and if you are considering hiring a personal injury lawyer, make sure they...

Avoidable Estate Planning Mistakes

Many estate plans contain mistakes that can and should be avoided. Unfortunately, easily avoidable mistakes are made all the time in estate...

Watching the Trustee

Who Watches the Watchmen?" has become a modern classic line. In case you don't know, The Watchmen are a fictional group of superheroes. In their...

Oregon Hit and Run Laws

In Oregon, it is illegal to leave the scene of an accident without stopping. As a driver, your duty is to remain at the location, and assist as...

Old-Fashioned Estate Plans

Many people never think about making an estate plan. Let’s take a moment and consider this: if you are going to make an estate plan what are the...

You Need an Expert Estate Planner, Not Just Any Attorney

Everyone needs an estate plan. If you are smart, you know that you need an attorney to draft your estate plan. Estate plans have legal...

How to File an Oregon Funeral Home Abuse Case

Losing a loved one is hard enough without having to fight the Oregon funeral home, crematorium, or cemetery. But many people every year are...

Save Money and Hire an Estate Planning Attorney Now

People like to make money. Estate planning attorneys are not any different. Most people, however, like to make money in ways that are not...

Making Estate Planning Easy

When you first start to think about what you want to happen to your property after you pass away it is very easy to get confused. In estate...

Basics of Oregon Bus Accident Lawsuits

If you've been injured by a bus, you may need help to file a claim and get compensation. Buses are usually public transportation, which can make...

How to Write a Demand Letter to an Insurance Company after an Injury

If you've been injured, you can send a demand letter to the at-fault driver's insurance company to begin the negotiation process for...



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