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Brain Injury is a Life-Altering Occurrence

Posted on May 27, 2013 By Mark Leeds

Brain injury is perhaps the most devastating type of injury one could sustain. It is usually caused by a hard blow to the head or by material penetrating the skull. The most common cause of brain injury is a car accident, though many other things canContinue reading "Brain Injury is a Life-Altering Occurrence" »

Knowing a Personal Injury Lawyer Ahead of Time Can Be a Lifesaver in the Event of an Accident

Posted on May 27, 2013 By Mark Leeds

Going about your day-to-day business, you don’t necessarily plan to encounter significant personal injury. Unfortunately, however, there are multiple opportunities in any given day for any one of us to experience significant bodily harm. Car accideContinue reading "Knowing a Personal Injury Lawyer Ahead of Time Can Be a Lifesaver in the Event of an Accident" »

47-Year-Old Man Left Dead in Portland Motorcycle Crash

Posted on May 27, 2013 By Mark Leeds

On March 3, 2013, a 47-year-old man died after a Portland motorcycle accident in which he crashed his bike into a pole. Though there were no other drivers at fault, this accident is a sobering reminder of the dangers involved in motorcycling, especiaContinue reading "47-Year-Old Man Left Dead in Portland Motorcycle Crash" »

Three Types of Defective Product Claims Handled by a Personal Injury Attorney

Posted on May 27, 2013 By Mark Leeds

One reason that you may hire a personal injury lawyer in Portland is for a defective product claim. According to one study, each year, defective products cause almost 35,000 injuries or fatalities. And these are only the reported casContinue reading "Three Types of Defective Product Claims Handled by a Personal Injury Attorney" »

When Insurance Companies Give You the Runaround, an Accident Lawyer Can Help

Posted on May 27, 2013 By Mark Leeds

When you have been injured in an accident in which you were not at fault, the last thing you should have to deal with is the hassle of insurance companies who give you the runaround. Unfortunately, many times, insurance companies don’t want to acknContinue reading "When Insurance Companies Give You the Runaround, an Accident Lawyer Can Help" »

I Just Couldn’t See the Huge Crack in the Parking Lot

Posted on May 27, 2013 By Mark Leeds

If you have fallen and injured yourself in a parking lot, you could be entitled to financial remuneration from the property owner or management company responsible for maintaining the parking lot. Of course, there are many legal requirements that musContinue reading "I Just Couldn’t See the Huge Crack in the Parking Lot" »

What Happens When Safety Belts Aren’t Safe?

Posted on May 27, 2013 By Mark Leeds

Oregon law requires drivers and passengers to be buckled up when in a motor vehicle. Portland residents trust that their seatbelts will keep them safe in the event of an auto accident, and for the most part, that trust is well founded. Research showsContinue reading "What Happens When Safety Belts Aren’t Safe?" »

When Physical Fitness Leads to Physical Problems

Posted on May 27, 2013 By Mark Leeds

Most of us have seen the disclaimers that follow discussions of any exercise programs or diets to please consult a physician before beginning any new exercise regimen or diet. The reason for the warning is that changes in physical activity or diet caContinue reading "When Physical Fitness Leads to Physical Problems" »

Modified Comparative Negligence and Its Impact on Your Motorcycle Injury Case

Posted on May 27, 2013 By Mark Leeds

If you have sustained an injury in a motorcycle accident, there is some good news: Oregon law does not allow for contributory negligence, which says that if you played any role at all in your own injury, the other party cannot be held negligent. ThatContinue reading "Modified Comparative Negligence and Its Impact on Your Motorcycle Injury Case" »

Proving Distraction with Cell Phone Records

Posted on May 27, 2013 By Mark Leeds

Increasingly, studies are showing that distracted driving is one of the greatest risks for a car accident. Whether the distraction comes from cell phone use, eating, applying make-up, or some other factor, even a moment of inattention can lead to a hContinue reading "Proving Distraction with Cell Phone Records" »
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