Portland Personal Injury Lawyers

June 20, 2018

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…
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July 19, 2016

Far too often ATV accidents have fatal outcomes, according to the latest statistics from officials at the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).1 In fact, nearly 700 people across the nation are killed in ATV accidents each year. Tragically, about 13 percent of these fatalities impact children younger than 16. The…
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December 12, 2015

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…
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November 9, 2015

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….
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October 18, 2015

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…
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October 15, 2015

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 In general, compensatory damages for physical injuries will…
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October 6, 2015

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…
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September 26, 2015

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…
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September 20, 2015

Sustaining an injury – or having a loved one get hurt – can turn people’s lives upside down. While focusing on healing and getting the appropriate medical care during these times is crucial, it may also be essential to: Consult with an experienced personal injury attorney – This free meeting…
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July 3, 2015

When negligence or carelessness ends up hurting you or someone you love, one of the first steps to take to get on the path to financial recovery is meeting with an attorney. This meeting can help you learn more about your rights and legal options while informing you of the…
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