October, 2013

October 1, 2013

A frightening fact about carbon monoxide is that it’s colorless, odorless, and tasteless making it extremely difficult to detect at unsafe levels.  While we are all exposed to it in the very air we breathe every day, it can be fatal at highly concentrated levels. Carbon monoxide is present in…
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October 1, 2013

In preliminary studies done during 2012, it appears that college football concussion rates at three Division 1 college football programs doubled during the 2012 football season since new NCAA concussion rules were put in place in 2010.  One explanation could be the possibility that prior to these new rules, concussion…
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September 1, 2013

Oregon law has a statute of limitations that only allows two years for a person who has been injured in an accident to file a lawsuit.  The two-year clock starts ticking on the date the person was actually injured.  It’s imperative, if you have received personal injuries in an accident,…
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September 1, 2013

In many personal injury cases, jurors may not be able to thoroughly understand the seriousness or extent of the personal injuries presented in a specific case.  Without the testimony of a physician or physical therapist, etc., the jury, and/or judge only have the testimony of someone they may consider to…
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August 1, 2013

If you have been injured in due to another’s negligence, you should consult with an attorney before agreeing to any type of settlement, and before signing any documents. It is wise to keep in mind that while an insurance settlement may appear to compensate you for your injuries, the insurance…
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August 1, 2013

Submitting an injury claim does not automatically mean that you will have to appear in court and testify; however, there may be a time when you do. Most claims are resolved outside the courtroom simply because insurance companies do not desire to take a chance with a jury’s decision in…
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August 1, 2013

Accidents happen to all of us; they are a fact of life.  Deciding when it is necessary to contact a personal injury attorney is not always an easy task.  Savage Law firm does not recommend that you should hire an attorney for every accident caused by someone else, but there…
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June 1, 2013

Savage Law Firm specializes in Portland car accident lawsuits.  Our firm is well-known and highly respected in the insurance and defense team legal arenas for representing our clients who have been seriously injured, or have lost loved ones in a car accident due to the carelessness or neglect of someone…
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June 1, 2013

It is estimated that there are over six million car accidents in the United States each year.  This is a mind-boggling number from any perspective. When you consider the physical injuries and life-altering changes involved in many of these accidents, it definitely clarifies the importance of having strong legal representation…
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May 1, 2013

As warmer temperatures approach and kids start their summer vacations, Portland communities will take to the great outdoor activities Oregon offers. With outdoor play, comes an increased risk for personal injuries for both the young and the not-so-young. In April, the Oregon Legislature held a public hearing to listen to…
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