Deadly Motorcycle Accidents Rise in Oregon

Motorcycles enjoy immense popularity as a fast, exciting, and inexpensive way to travel in and around Oregon. But without a car’s safety features such as seat belts, air bags, and safety design, motorcycles pose serious risks of fatal and severe injuries to riders in a road crash. Growing Fatal Motorcycle Accidents 2014 data obtained at […]

Portland’s Third Fatal Bicycle Accident in 10 Years

Another bicycle accident recently claimed the life of a female rider in Southeast Portland. The accident happened at the intersection of SE 82nd and Flavel, considered a high crash corridor where previous road crashes resulted in 2 prior fatalities and 8 serious injuries between 2005 and 2014. Police are still investigating the cause of the […]

Jury Awards $14 Million in Portland Truck Accident Case

A 57-year old man was recently awarded $13.5 million as compensation for injuries he sustained in a serious truck accident about a year ago. The accident occurred when a garbage truck made an illegal right turn as the plaintiff was crossing the street. The pedestrian light had the ‘walk’ signal which prompted the plaintiff to […]

Two Killed in Wintry Truck-Related Crash

The new year has started with a cold spell here in Oregon with temperatures well below average and the roads icier than usual. Unfortunately these icy conditions have also increased the number of accidents our state has experienced, many of them being fatal. For example, in mid-December 2016 a 2006 Toyota 4runner was traveling west […]

Employee Fired after Reporting Suspected Nursing Home Neglect

A former nursing assistant who worked in a Portland nursing home has filed a lawsuit against the facility after she was allegedly fired because she reported patient neglect. The former employee states that while she was on leave with the flu, other employees at the facility failed to provide proper care for her patient. When […]