How do you find a good personal injury attorney?

How do you find a good personal injury attorney? You find a good personal injury lawyer by doing your research and doing some investigation or have a family member do it for you. You need to find out the qualifications and the experience level and the integrity level of a prospective personal injury lawyer, and… Read More »

What do you do after a hit and run accident?

What do you do after a hit and run accident? Hit and run accidents are the type of accidents where, if you can get your attorney involved and the investigators involved right away, you need to do that. There is something called uninsured motorist coverage that virtually everybody has, and if for some reason that… Read More »

What is the investigation process for a hit and run?

What is the investigation process for a hit and run? Hit and run accidents are the type of accidents where, if you can get your attorney involved and the investigators involved right away, you need to do that. There’s something called uninsured motorist coverage that virtually everybody has, and if for some reason that hit… Read More »

What is considered medical malpractice versus risk of procedure?

What is considered medical malpractice versus risk of procedure? The hit and run process begins with meeting the client and then immediately start the investigation process: notify any possible insurance companies that are involved, find out all the minute details of what happened in the incident from the client, convey that to the investigator. Sometimes… Read More »

What does a personal injury attorney do?

  What does a personal injury attorney do? A good personal injury attorney goes to trial on a fairly regular basis. But most importantly, we represent people. We represent people who have been seriously injured, who have been financially impact, have lost their jobs, can’t afford to pay their medical bills. That’s what we do,… Read More »

Potential Class Action Following Yahoo Security Breach

A proposed class action law suit filed in California claims that Yahoo! Inc. permitted hackers to access their users’ personal information and failed to warn users of the security breach. This news comes after Yahoo’s release last week that a security breach in August 2013 may have affected more than 1 billion users, making it… Read More »

Spotting a Foodborne Illness

Earlier this month, health officials warned that shoppers at a Costco store in Lynwood, Washington had become sick after consuming the rotisserie chicken salad. In this blog we’ll dive into some of the details of foodborne illness and considerations for bringing a case after consuming a contaminated product. It seems like every month there is… Read More »

CMS Dismantles Binding Arbitration in Nursing Homes

Choosing to put a loved one into a care facility, whether that be an around-the-clock nursing home or a semi-independent assisted living facility, is a difficult and emotional process. For some it may be a relief that an aging loved one will receive the care that they need. Leaving them in the care of strangers at… Read More »

Central Oregon Community College Settles Stabbing Lawsuit

Central Oregon Community College has settled a lawsuit filed by one of their students over a stabbing incident that occurred on Halloween night back in 2014. The student, James Briles, said in the suit that the had college failed to place him with a new roommate after being notified of his old roommate’s strange and… Read More »

Willamette Valley Brands Hit With Massive Vegetable Recall

NORPAC and Stahlbush Island Farms, two brands owned by Willamette Valley, are recalling frozen vegetables purchased from a food processor at the center of a massive outbreak of Listeria, after 358 fruit and vegetable products provided by CRF Frozen Foods were believed to be contaminated. Stahlbush Island Farms is recalling its 10-ounce paper bags of… Read More »

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Seeking Drivers Licenses for Illegal Immigrants

A U.S District Court judge in Oregon has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to give illegal immigrants access to short-term driver’s licenses. The suit, which named Democratic Governor Kate Brown and leaders of the state Department of Transportation as defendants, sought to restore a 2013 law passed by the Oregon Legislature which provided for access to… Read More »

Former nurse indicted for abusing 2 more patients

Police are asking any other victims to please come forward – BEAVERTON, Ore. (KOIN) — A former nurse accused of sexually abusing patients was indicted on more charges Monday in connection with 2 newly identified victims. Alex Woolner, 37, was arrested in April and charged with sexually abusing patients and accessing their cell phones. See… Read More »

Judge Won’t Dismiss CIA Interrogation Law Suit

A federal judge in Spokane Washington said that he won’t dismiss a lawsuit filed against two Washington state psychologist who helped design interrogation techniques for the CIA’s war on terror. The decision marks an important set forward in a case surrounding the treatment of terror suspects and is likely to include previously undisclosed information on… Read More »

Kids Can Sue Over Climate Change Negligence, Says Oregon Judge

In a recent ruling by an Oregon Judge, a group of youngsters won a major battle in their continuing effort to sue the federal government over climate change. The Judge, Thomas Coffin, a Federal District Court Magistrate Judge, ruled against the federal government’s motion to dismiss the case, finding in favor of the 21 young… Read More »

Antioch Mayor Helps Save Man’s Life After Car Crash

Wade Harper, Mayor of Antioch, a city in the San Francisco Bay Area, is being praised as a hero after his efforts earlier this month helped save a man suffering from serious injuries related to a high-speed crash with a work van on California’s Highway 4. Harper, passing by the wreck after a city council… Read More »

Fisher-Price Recalls More Than 30,000 Cradle Swings Due To Fall Hazard

Fisher-Price announced a recall of approximately 34,000 cradle swings spanning three separate models earlier this month due to a potential falling hazard. Models of the CHM84 Soothing Savanna Cradle ‘n Swing, CMR40 Sweet Surroundings Cradle ‘n Swing, and the CMR43 Sweet Surroundings Butter Friends Cradle ‘n Swing are all subject to the recall. Owners are… Read More »

Powers Faces Loss of Funding, Steep Fines, as Time Runs Out to Fix Sewage Situation

The city of Powers, Oregon is running out of time to fix their sewage situation. Powers, which has been instructed that they have 60 days from March 28th to make “adequate progress” towards the US Department of Agriculture approved sewage treatment plan, faces potential “de-obligation” of millions of federal dollars marked for the project, forfeiting… Read More »

Motorists Sue Oregon State, Contractor, Over Crash-Prone Highway Flyover Ramp

Fifteen motorists are suing the State of Oregon and a State contractor over a crash-prone highway ramp in Tigard blamed for a number of wrecks in 2014. The suit filed earlier this week alleges negligent design and construction of the ramp connecting Interstate 5 to Oregon 217 and seeks $2.03 million in damages from both… Read More »

Pistachios Recalled Over Salmonella Fears

Pistachios sold under Wonderful, Paramount Farms, and Trader Joe’s brands are being recalled due to potential salmonella contamination. Health officials across nine states have investigated 11 individual cases of salmonella linked to pistachios originally from Lost Hills, California. The nuts have been sold nation-wide, as well as in parts of Canada. According to the Centers… Read More »

Traffic Fatalities Up Despite Vision Zero Safety Pledge

Portland traffic fatalities are up for 2016, marking an increase of almost 33% compared to this time last year. The increase occurred despite Portland City Council’s pledge of “Vision Zero”, a plan to reduce and eliminate traffic deaths nation-wide. Mayor Charlie Hales and Transportation Commissioner Steve Novick issued statements in response to the increase, noting… Read More »