Can Defendants Consult Any Doctors in Your Personal Injury Case?

We have made it to Friday again, and this week’s video will be our last in the series answering your questions about personal injury law. In today’s clip, Roy answers the question of whether or not the defendant can get examined by a doctor of their choosing in your Oregon personal injury case: As Roy … Read More

Will You Have the Opportunity to Depose the Defendant?

Happy Friday! In this week’s video, Roy answers a common question posed by clients in Oregon personal injury cases: will they have the opportunity to depose the defendant? As Roy explains in this video, yes you do have the opportunity to depose defendants in your Oregon personal injury case. You can ask the defendant anything … Read More

How Long and Costly are Oregon Personal Injury Trials?

Happy Friday! In this week’s video, Roy discusses the average length and cost of Oregon personal injury trials. Here is what you can expect: An average Oregon personal injury trial will last between two and three days. More complicated trials last longer, sometimes exceeding five days. You can expect the plaintiff lawyer to make an … Read More

Can You Be Certain That You Will Win Your Case?

It is Friday again and time for another video from Roy. In this week’s video, Roy answers a common question from clients, which is whether or not he can guarantee that they will win their cases. Here is what he has to say on the subject: We would love to be able to tell you … Read More

Will You Have To Provide Your Medical History to the Defense?

We have made it to Friday again, which means that it is time for this week’s video clip from our founder and senior partner Roy Dwyer. In this week’s video, Roy discusses whether or not you will have to provide your medical history to the defense attorney in your Oregon personal injury claim. Here is … Read More

Should You Prepare To Be Questioned by a Defense Attorney?

TGIF! In this week’s video clip, our founder and senior partner Roy Dwyer discusses whether or not you should prepare to be questioned by a defense attorney. Here he is:   As Roy explains in this video, the defendant has the right to take your deposition, which is a proceeding under oath. He or she … Read More

What To Expect if Your Oregon Personal Injury Claim Goes to Court.

Hello again and happy Friday! Today’s video clip from our founder and senior partner Roy Dwyer discusses what you can expect if your Oregon personal injury claim goes to court: As Roy explains in this clip, first you will have to file a complaint. Complaints indicate how the accident happened, information about you, how you … Read More

How to be Effective in Jury Selection: Be Respectful and Personable

“You will attract more bears with honey than with vinegar.” It may be a cliche, but it is nevertheless true. During voir dire you should always be respectful of a potential juror’s opinion, no matter how much you might disagree with it. Moreover, thank potential jurors who disagree with your position for sharing their opinions. … Read More

How to be Effective During Jury Selection: Access the Reptilian Brain

The fourth tip that I want to blog about in this series of posts concerning the voir dire process at trial concerns what is called “the reptilian brain”. Recent research has been performed concerning the reptilian brain and David Ball spoke on the subject at the 2008 American Association of Justice (AAJ) Winter Convention. The … Read More

Jury Selction Trick: “Attitude” vs “Influence”

I stumbled across a trick a few years ago at a continuing legal education (CLE) class that summarized what we all do instinctively and I wanted to share it with you in this third installment of my voir dire tips blog series. Here is the trick that was articulated for us all at the CLE: … Read More