How to Keep Your Legal Assistant Happy, Part 3

This is the final post in our short series on fostering great relations with your Legal Assistant. Again, we will be incorporating more information into the Dwyer Williams Cherkoss PC blog to help make it a great resource for new and prospective personal injury lawyers, so check back soon for more professional development posts! “How to … Read More

How to Keep Your Legal Assistant Happy, Part 2

Last week we announced that we will be incorporating more information into the Dwyer Williams Cherkoss PC blog to help make it a great resource for new and prospective personal injury lawyers. Our first such blog series is about fostering great relations with your Legal Assistant, and our first post in this series suggested that you … Read More

Oregon Nursing Home Residents’ Bill of Rights

The state of Oregon has a Bill of Rights guaranteeing nursing home residents certain protections including the right to be treated with respect and dignity, the right for one’s records to be kept confidential, and freedom from mental and physical abuse as well as from being given unnecessary medication. Nursing home residents cannot be transferred … Read More

Elder Mistreatment and Nursing Home Abuse

Below are some of the most common kinds of abuse that we come across as elder abuse personal injury lawyers. Mistreatment of nursing home residents by caregivers can involve a number of situations that result in physical, emotional, or financial harm to the elder adult. Abuse and neglect can include any of the types of … Read More

Has Your Elderly Loved One Been Abused or Neglected?

In honor of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, which was June 15th of this year, the attorneys at Dwyer Williams Cherkoss PC will be blogging this week about the persistent and horrific problem of elder abuse and neglect in our state – as well as about legal mechanisms in place to protect you and your … Read More

Fair Settlement for Workplace Slip and Fall Accident Victim

Our client in this Oregon slip and fall case was injured while on the job.  He was employed at a store where he stocked shelves and put recent deliveries in the stock room.  On the day of his accident, our client had started work on time and his initial job was to move cartons of … Read More

Oregon’s Elder Abuse Bill Moves Forward

A bill seeking to add attorneys, chiropractors, optometrists, and members of the Oregon Legislature to a list of people who are required to report elder abuse passed the Oregon House of Representatives today. Next it will go to Governor Kitzhaber for his signature.  Oregon state law currently requires certain kinds of health professionals and social … Read More

Does it Matter Which Doctor Treats Your Accident-Related Injuries?

Happy Friday!  Today’s video from our founder and senior partner Roy Dwyer addresses a common question that clients bring to us after they have been injured in a serious accident: does it matter which doctor treats my accident-related injuries? As Roy explains in this clip, your choice of medical provider is indeed an important consideration … Read More

After Tough Negotiations, Large Settlement for Injured Pedestrain

Our client was walking through a parking lot on his way to a bus stop when a motorist backed up without looking and hit him.  Our client was knocked to the ground and his hip and elbow were broken.  Our client sought timely medical help and treatment for his accident-related injuries, but his medical expenses … Read More