Getting To Know Your Personal Injury Attorney In Salem, Oregon – Lance YoudSurely, you have questions about a personal injury case. Lance has answers.

If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident or were hurt in a car collision, everything around you might seem overwhelming and difficult to process.  Trying, at the same time, to understand and address the legal issues surrounding an insurance claim and potential lawsuit will seem nearly impossible to process.  You do not have […]

What You Need To Know About Automobile AccidentsPersonal Injury From Car Accidents

Every year in the U.S. there are over 5 million car accidents. In the state of Oregon, there are nearly 3,000 auto accidents that involve a pedestrian, motorcycle or bicycle, yikes! If you have been injured as a result of a car accident, you need a lawyer. Lance D. Youd is a personal injury attorney in […]

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Distracted Driving and Car Accidents: Criminal Bans, Civil Liability

Some people argue that you cannot legislate against bad behavior, but placing legal limits on drivers is one of the best strategies for reducing car accidents. From statutes that criminalize drunk driving to bans on distracted driving, smart legal restrictions ultimately lead to fewer traffic deaths and serious injuries. Over the past decade, the Oregon […]

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Top-selling cars earn low safety ratings in new crash test

A new crash test by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety measured the performance of 18 midsize family cars, and the results were poor for some of the country’s most popular vehicles. The test measured the cars’ safety performance in a crash where the car hits a barrier at an angle, which is one component […]

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Number of people killed in traffic accidents rose in 2012

Over the past seven years, the number of people who died in motor vehicle accidents across the country has been declining. Unfortunately, that trend reversed in 2012, when the number of traffic fatalities year-over-year increased. According to the National Safety Council, approximately 36,200 people died in auto accidents in 2012. In 2011, there were around […]

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Oregon Lawmakers Consider New Distracted Driving Measures

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 387,000 people were injured in car accidents that involved a distracted driver in 2011. While distraction can arise from a variety of sources, mobile electronic devices are becoming an increasingly pervasive danger to motorists, pedestrians and anyone else on or near the road. There are three broad categories […]

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8Critical StepsWhat To Do If You Were Recently In An Accident

What You Do Now Can Make All the Difference Not everyone knows what to do when they’ve been in a wreck. It’s extremely important to know, however, because it can make a huge difference when it comes time to make a claim. Once the smoke has cleared and you’re over the initial shock of the […]

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Dangerous Road Conditions Lead to Horrible Accident on Interstate 5

The snowy weather last weekend took the Willamette Valley by surprise, and made road conditions treacherous. It was these dangerous road conditions that led to a huge 30-40 car accident on Interstate 5 on the morning of February 7. Several semi-trucks were involved in the accident as well. One of the legal issues that arises […]

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Country Driving: Passing and Overtaking

On country roads, you may find yourself behind a slow car or piece of farm equipment. In this instance, you may want to pass the vehicle. Before you start to pass the other vehicle, make sure that you have checked for how far ahead you will end your overtaking. Also, confirm that there is no […]

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The Power of Cell Phones In Trial

The power of using cell phones for evidence in a personal injury case has revolutionized settlement results. Not only are cell phones powerful by using video and photo for proof of the accident and injuries sustained, they also help in urgent situations by being able to quickly call for help notifying 911. It is also critical to […]

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