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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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Extreme Sports, Extreme Liability

Extreme runs and other adrenaline-laden activities have grown increasingly popular in the last several years. While many find these thrilling and fun, what are they really risking? Such activities often require signing liability waivers that include death.  Some of the races even broadcast this as a point of pride -that you could die in the […]

Attorneys in Salem, Oregon Ready to Handle Fracking Injury Lawsuits

Fracking or hydraulic fracturing is to the process of extracting oil and gas from deep within the earth using drillers that pump a mixture of water, sand and chemicals. Since its modernization in 1947, it has been the subject of studies on the operation’s effects on the environment, but it is only now that it […]

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Bicycling: Making the Road Safe For Everyone

With the summer sunshine, there are more bicyclists on the road this time of year. As a result, drivers should be particularly cautious of bicycles on the roadways. As a general rule, drivers should look for bicycles much like how they look for other vehicles. This includes checking your blind spot when changing lanes or […]

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Achieving Justice with Personal Injury Attorneys in Salem, Oregon

No matter how well or carefully you drive, accidents are part of life on the road, especially in Oregon. An August 5, 2014 article by James Reddick for Oregon Live reports on one such mishap:

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​Children and Biking Safety

Teaching bike safety should start at a young age. It is important that parents instruct their children in the proper use of helmets and safe biking practices. Helping children at a young age understand bicycle safety will also help them be more aware of bicyclists once they reach the age of driving. The following website […]

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