Personal Injury Attorney Bend Oregon
Dwyer Williams Cherkoss Attorneys, PC
Have you or a loved one been injured in an accident? Our highly experienced team of personal injury attorneys have recovered millions in damages for our clients in Bend Oregon. Put our 100+ years of combined experience to work for you.
We only collect a fee if we win your case. Our results speak for themselves. Contact us today to ensure that you are fairly compensated for your loss.
Our Promise - You Pay Us Nothing Unless We Win Your Case!
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"We leave no stone unturned to get you the settlement you deserve." - Roy Dwyer
With more than $30,000,000 recovered in the last three years for our injured clients.
We are a law firm that wins!
In the past two years, the personal injury and accident lawyers at Dwyer Williams Cherkoss Attorneys, PC have settled over $2 million in claims for our Bend OR clients. With more than 75 years of combined legal experience, our firm uses the latest technology and resources that lead to unmatched strategies in the courtroom. Our exceptional understanding of the law, our decades of connections, and our investigative approach to success allow our clients to enjoy victories over the negligent parties who have caused their injuries. Victims of personal injury have a long road of recovery ahead. Our goal with each case we take is to shorten the distance between their current pain and suffering and a renewed quality of life.
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ACCIDENTS AND INJURIES IN BEND OREGON
The Dwyer Williams Cherkoss Attorneys team takes great pride in being an active part of the Bend community. We offer unique, compassionate care and service for every personal injury client we represent.
Our team has helped dozens of Bend people who have suffered serious injuries from an accident. Those accident victims almost all went through difficult times, and many faced real physical and financial hardship. Knowing and understanding your options after an injury is extremely important. We encourage you to set up a free consultation with one of our Bend team members for answers to specific questions about your unique legal situation.
Some of our most frequently asked questions are:
A personal injury attorney is a lawyer who has experience with legal cases that arise after an accident. Any time an injury occurs, a personal injury attorney is a valuable asset. Vehicle accidents are the most common causes of personal injury. We help dozens of car accident victims every year in Bend.
Other common injuries we see are slip and fall accidents, workplace injuries, dog bites, and nursing home abuse. Personal injury cases fall under the category of “tort” law. A tort occurs when someone else takes an action (or sometimes fails to take an action) that injures another person.
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BEND ACCIDENTS AND INJURIES
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If you have suffered a personal injury contacting an experienced attorney in Bend OR is as easy as picking up the phone and speaking to one of our compassionate accident attorneys. After an accident, you have no idea what the total toll of your injuries will be, and when you must take time away from work to heal, medical bills are going to continue to flow in, even though you are without an income. The stress of an injury and the accompanying scenarios is too much for anyone to take on alone. Our personal injury attorneys can help turn your life around, beginning with a single, free consultation.
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Being involved in a car accident is a terrifying way for your daily activities to come to a halt. Who will go to that meeting? Who will pick up the kids? Are you okay? Will you be okay? If you are the victim of another’s negligent driving and were hurt in a car accident, contact us now to discover the best way to move forward. You are going to need help with everything from medical bills to lost wages and property damage to long-term care. Don’t go it alone.
Bicycle Accidents and Collisions
Riding a bicycle is often a terrific way to clear your head or enjoy time with your family while getting some exercise. With bike lanes and trails available to encourage safe riding patterns, some accidents occur between two riders, which can lead to broken bones, head, neck. and spine injuries just as easily as being hit by a motor vehicle can. Any bicycle accident deserves a consultation with an attorney. We can help you understand the next steps in receiving the proper care.
Dog Attacks and Dog Bites
Dog bites and dog attacks can lead to very serious injuries, including disease, and life-altering scars or disfigurement. Being bit by an animal can be traumatizing, even if you know the dog that caused your injuries, and its owner. Animal instincts are incredibly strong, and if a gate or door is left ajar, their sense to attack anyone near the property can result in a tragic injury, especially where children are involved. If you have suffered a dog bite and believe the pet owner was negligent in their duties to contain the animal, we want to hear from you today.
Motorcycle and ATV Accidents
Motorcycle and ATV riders are inherently vulnerable when an accident occurs, as there is little between the rider and the rode, and the injuries can be severe. This is true when motorcycles and ATVs are involved in accidents with cars, SUVS, and trucks, but also when they are involved in collisions with other riders. The injuries can be life-threatening and require extended care. We can help get you the best medical team available in Bend, OR.
Neck, Back & Brain Injury Cases
Some of the most life-changing accidents result in a spine, neck or brain injury that requires extended – and sometimes a lifetime of – care. If you were involved in an accident where you are permanently disabled, no matter if it is partial mobility issues, or full paralysis, you deserve compensation for your struggling health and diminished quality of life.
Elder Law and Nursing Home Abuse
Entrusting your loved one’s care with another is a decision you never wanted to make, but out of necessity, you found the best place available for your circumstances. Discovering physical abuse or negligent care in the nursing home in which your elderly family member is staying is devastating. Do not allow yourself to feel responsible for this disgusting and inappropriate behavior. Allow our elder law attorneys to examine the facts, interview the staff, and hold the administration available for their role in these terrible environments.
Semi-Truck and Tractor Trailer Accidents
Standard semi-trucks and tractor trailers are 53 feet long, nine feet high, and almost nine feet wide, and can legally carry up to 45,000 pounds of freight. Driving beside one of these giant trucks is enough to make you switch lanes and create distance between you and the monstrous vehicle. In our representative experience, being involved in an accident with a semi-truck is as haunting as it sounds. Severe injuries, totaled vehicles, and even death are all common results of a semi-truck accident in Bend, OR. At Dwyer Williams Cherkoss Attorneys, PC , we have successfully secured millions of dollars in recovery efforts for our clients that will allow them to take their injuries and healing successes one day at a time. If you have been involved in one of these terrible accidents, we can help you and your family too.
Slip, Trip and Fall Injuries
Slip, trip and fall injuries are not as simple as a clumsy misstep. These are very serious accidents can be the result of wet floors without warning signage, ripped, curled, or poorly maintained rugs in entryways of shopping malls and restaurants, or even uneven sidewalk or stairs that have gone unrepaired by their owners. Poorly lit parking lots and stairwells all pose severe injury risks to our clients, and the jarring nature of these falls can lead to ligament tears, muscle strains, broken bones, and neck, spine, and head injuries. Never blame yourself for a fall that occurred outside of your home. Seek help from our attorneys to understand your legal options.
Workers’ Compensation Cases
Getting hurt at work is a very serious cause for contacting an attorney. Your employer must follow Workers’ Compensation requirements after an accident, and once you seek medical care, your company is going to immediately try and make the claim go away, or worse – blame you. You deserve better. You may not be able to go back to work right away or fulfill your previous position at all, and your medical costs should not come out of your pocket. Allow us to provide you with a full account of your rights after being hurt at work.
Losing a loved one in an accident will feel like the end of the world. The surprise loss or the lengthy medical care that occurred before saying goodbye will take a toll on your entire family, and we could not be sorrier for the terrible circumstances you are enduring. Our wrongful death attorneys know that money is the furthest thing from your mind after a loss, but it is the best way to enact justice for your loss. The negligent person, party, or company that caused your loss must be held accountable for several reasons, including ensuring this never happens again. We will outline your financial losses and pursue your case while you take the time you need to heal.
Our Bend Branch
At Dwyer Williams Cherkoss Attorneys, PC, our Bend, Oregon office handles cases throughout Deschutes County, which allows us to focus on the well-being of our community while negotiating with insurance companies, or making settlement demands before a judge. If you have suffered from a personal injury, contact our experienced accident attorneys today at 541-617-0555 to schedule a free consultation.
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What We Do
Auto Accident Lawyer
Our auto accident attorney help car wreck victims fight for maximum compensation after a serious auto accident.
Semi Truck Accident
We help folks injured in 18-Wheeler or other semi truck crashes. Put our truck wreck lawyers on your side.
Hit by Drunk Driver
We’ve been protecting the financial future of drunk driving accident victims in Oregon for over 30 years.
Slip, Trip & Fall Injuries
Landlords, businesses, and property owners have a responsibility to keep their property free of hazards.
Motorcycle riders get hurt at an alarming rate in Oregon. If you have been the victim in an accident, we can help.
A bicycle accident can result in catastrophic injuries and a negative impact across many aspects of your life.
If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, you have a right to seek compensation.
On the Job Injury
Our team has spent years representing clients injured on the job in Oregon and can inform you of your rights.
Dog Bite Injury
If you or a loved one have suffered a dog bite, we have the experience to get you the justice you deserve.
Traumatic Brain Injury
We have successfully handled hundreds of brain injury lawsuits and will put our experience to work for you.
Nursing Home Abuse
Our attorneys will not rest until your loved one is protected from any further nursing home abuse.
I have been a lawyer for 14 years. Over the years, I have had numerous tough personal injury cases. I brought Tim Williams in on many of them because of his expertise in personal injury. He knows this area of law inside and out. His reputation in Oregon is second to none and he is a pleasure to work with. Each one of those cases resulted in a positive financial outcome for the client. Highly recommend.
- Andrew M.
Like I had a big brother looking out for me
I was injured in an automobile accident and needed legal assistance. I met with Tim Williams, he answered all my questions and took charge of the case. He was very professional and made me feel like I had a big brother looking out for me. I received a very fair settlement due to all of Tim's hard work and I would recommend him to anyone I cared about.
- Mike R.
Friendly and easy to work with
This firm is amazing!
This firm is amazing! Warm friendly and on it. They do all the leg work, keep you updated. They got me more than I ever could have imagined. They were truly a blessing in my life. I may be scared a little deformed now, but I can live with it for what my settlement is taking care of. Ty to Dwyer Williams and associate s. Especially Tim Williams, Cindy, and Kelsie. Hugz
- Darlyn B.
Went the extra mile
The people are so helpful and understanding. I really recommend going here. I was in a rollover car accident and had to be air-flighted. Since then I've had so much medical care and problems. Dwyer Williams has been a lifesaver. Thanks to all the staff keeping me updated and checking up on me, the case was settled and now I'm back to myself again. Thank you Dwyer team!
- Jasmine H.
I would highly recommend
What Sets Dwyer Williams Cherkoss Attorneys Apart from Other Personal Injury Law Firms
Not all personal injury law firms are equal. That’s why we say you must “choose carefully.” So how do you know who you can trust to look out for you and your family during your time of need? Consider these factors that set Dwyer Williams Cherkoss Attorneys apart:
Our award-winning team of personal injury lawyers - Our accident lawyers have earned national recognition for their work on behalf of injured victims. We have been listed among the Best Lawyers in Oregon, recognized as Oregon Super Lawyers, and are proud members of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates forum. Our law firm has an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible peer and client review rating in the legal industry.
Record-setting verdicts and settlements – For proof of our success, look no further than our track record. The personal injury lawyers at Dwyer Williams Cherkoss Attorneys have achieved numerous multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts for our clients. We will negotiate on your behalf to get you the maximum settlement, or fight for you in court if necessary.
Years of experience – When it comes to choosing a personal injury lawyer, experience counts. Since 1962, individuals and families in Oregon and around the U.S. have turned to Dwyer Williams Cherkoss Attorneys for help when they needed it most. Each of our partners has a minimum of 10-20 years handling complex personal injury matters. In that time, we have established ourselves as experts in the legal industry and gone up against some of the country’s biggest insurance and transportation companies. You can rest assured that your case will be in the best possible hands.
Client satisfaction - Dwyer Williams Cherkoss Attorneys has all the resources of a big firm, while providing the individual attention you can only get from a small firm. Our personal injury clients can attest to the care and compassion they received from our entire staff. We will answer any questions you may have, and keep you informed throughout the entire process. See what some of our past clients have to say about their experience with Dwyer Williams Cherkoss Attorneys.