Personal Injuries

Risks of Giving Birth at Home

In recent years, families have sought more alternative, non-hospital locations for giving birth, such as at home and at birthing centers. The complications of giving birth outside of the hospitals can be a reason for concern, but a lot of times women feel more compelled to give birth at a place that suits their values [...]

By |2019-01-03T13:15:30-08:00June 20th, 2018|Birth Injuries, Portland Personal Injury Lawyers|Comments Off on Risks of Giving Birth at Home

Many Birth Defects are Preventable

What could be worse than being informed as an expectant parent that your child may be born with a birth defect that could cripple them or remain with them the rest of their natural lives. Experts say there’s a lot an expectant mother can do nowadays to do to reduce a child’s risk for developing [...]

By |2019-01-03T12:57:12-08:00May 9th, 2018|Birth Injuries, Malpractice, Personal Injuries|Comments Off on Many Birth Defects are Preventable

CPSC Focuses on Protecting Kids from Dangerous Toys this Holiday Season

CPSC Focuses on Protecting Kids from Dangerous Toys this Holiday Season As consumers across the nation do their holiday shopping, federal regulators at the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) are working to prevent dangerous and illegal toys from getting onto retailers’ shelves – and ending up under Americans’ Christmas trees. In fact, this [...]

By |2017-01-10T09:13:13-08:00December 12th, 2015|Personal Injuries, Portland Personal Injury Lawyers, Product Liability|Comments Off on CPSC Focuses on Protecting Kids from Dangerous Toys this Holiday Season

8 Most Harmful Products in Schools: A Look at the Products that Regularly Injure Children at School

Although schools can be valuable places of learning for children, they may also expose kids to some risks and harm, especially when certain products are around. Looking to identify the items that cause the most injuries to schoolchildren each year, researchers at HealthGrove recently analyzed nearly two decades of data from the Consumer Products Safety [...]

By |2017-01-10T09:13:13-08:00November 15th, 2015|Personal Injuries, Product Liability|Comments Off on 8 Most Harmful Products in Schools: A Look at the Products that Regularly Injure Children at School

Personal Injury 101: What Do Personal Injury Settlements Cover?

The types of damages that personal injury settlements cover will vary from case to case, depending on the nature of the claim and the specific injuries and losses the plaintiff incurred. In general, however, personal injury settlements include compensatory damages. In some cases, punitive damages may be available as well. We’ll take a close look [...]

By |2017-01-10T09:13:13-08:00November 9th, 2015|Personal Injuries, Personal Injury FAQs, Portland Personal Injury Lawyers|Comments Off on Personal Injury 101: What Do Personal Injury Settlements Cover?

A Checklist of What to Bring to an Initial Consult with a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

When medical negligence harms you or someone you love, meeting with an attorney can be the first step in the road to recovery and justice. During this meeting, which is free and doesn’t obligate you to anything, you can get important answers about your rights and options. To ensure you get the most helpful information [...]

By |2017-01-10T09:13:13-08:00October 18th, 2015|Malpractice, Portland Personal Injury Lawyers|Comments Off on A Checklist of What to Bring to an Initial Consult with a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Is My Personal Injury Settlement Taxable?

Maybe – whether you have to pay taxes on a personal injury settlement will depend on the nature of the award and, specifically, whether it is intended to compensate you for physical injuries or illnesses. Personal Injury Compensation that Is Not Taxable Whether a personal injury settlement is taxable will depend on the nature [...]

By |2017-01-10T09:13:13-08:00October 15th, 2015|Personal Injuries, Personal Injury FAQs, Portland Personal Injury Lawyers|Comments Off on Is My Personal Injury Settlement Taxable?

Personal Injury 101: What Is Negligence?

Negligence is a legal concept that refers to some party’s failure to act with a certain level of care and, as a result of this failure, put others’ safety at risk. Serving as the basis of personal injury lawsuits, negligence is closely tied to liability, as the party that acted negligently will also be the [...]

By |2017-01-10T09:13:13-08:00October 6th, 2015|Personal Injuries, Portland Personal Injury Lawyers|Comments Off on Personal Injury 101: What Is Negligence?

4 Facts to Know for National Fire Prevention Week

October 4th through the 10th is National Fire Prevention Week in the U.S., advocates at the National Safety Council (NSC) recently announced. This week is dedicated to preventing deadly home fires, educating the public about how to protect themselves at home and saving lives. To this end, below, we have pointed out some important facts [...]

By |2017-01-10T09:13:13-08:00October 3rd, 2015|Personal Injuries, Product Liability|Comments Off on 4 Facts to Know for National Fire Prevention Week

10 Most Dangerous Products in U.S. – You Likely Have All of Them at Home

Home is usually where people feel safe and protected. Unfortunately, however, some of the products people use every day at home may be posing a significant risk to their – and their loved ones’ – safety. In fact, recently, researchers at Health Grove ranked the leading products and items that are most dangerous for consumers, [...]

By |2017-01-10T09:13:13-08:00September 26th, 2015|Personal Injuries, Portland Personal Injury Lawyers, Product Liability|Comments Off on 10 Most Dangerous Products in U.S. – You Likely Have All of Them at Home

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