Personal Injuries

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 is the third consecutive year that CPSC officials have joined forces with [...]

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 [...]

2020-12-23T12:09:42-08:00November 15th, 2015|Personal Injuries, Product Liability|

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 [...]

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 [...]

2020-10-12T10:45:48-07:00October 18th, 2015|Malpractice, Portland Personal Injury Lawyers|

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 [...]

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 [...]

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