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Woman Charged for Looking at Facebook while driving

In North Dakota, a 20-year old woman was charged with negligent homicide after she rear-ended a vehicle at 85 miles per hour. The 89-year old driver of the other vehicle was killed in the accident. Cell phone records show that the 20-year old driver was texting, as well as looking at Facebook’s mobile app while […]

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Tragedy with GM Recalls

General Motors is offering monetary compensation to family members of individuals killed or injured in accidents caused by defects in their vehicles. One such family, the Gass family, lost their 27-year old daughter in a crash that is believed to have resulted from an ignition switch defect in her 2006 Saturn Ion. Ms. Gass received […]

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Country Driving: An Overview

While you may have driven a country road hundreds of times, it is still important to take precautions. You may face an unexpected challenge around any turn. Pay attention to the road around you and any potential signs. Mud on the road may signify a tractor or farm equipment ahead. Skid marks on the road […]

Country Driving: Farm Equipment and Animals

As you drive on country roads, you likely will come across farm equipment on the road. Know that often the drivers of these pieces of machinery are wearing ear defenders, and thus will not be able to hear that you are behind them. Do not follow too closely, and make sure to plan your over-taking […]

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A Sad Safety Reminder – Wear a Helmet

A man died last weekend, from injuries from a bicycle accident. The man was biking on the shoulder of Highway 22. He hit a piece of wood and lost control of his bike. He fell and landed on his face; he was not wearing a helmet. He was first taken to the emergency room in […]

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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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Noted Attorneys in Salem, Oregon Can Help with Career-Ending Injuries

In the world of competitive professional sports, injuries incurred on the field, whether during training or in an actual match, take a substantial toll on athletes. A serious injury can be the difference between a continuing career as a professional athlete or the prospect of retiring. Such is the predicament Portland Timbers soccer forward Eddie […]

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5-Year old Suffers Injury, Sues Ross Dress for Less Store

A five-year old boy suffered an injury after he put on a shoe that had a several inch metal spike in it.  The shoe had been purchased by his mother at Ross Dress for Less in Portland.  The spike was from a security tag the store used. The boy’s mother was unable to remove the […]

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Bicycle Falls off Car, and Results in Personal Injury Claim

In March 2012, Dawn Martin was driving on Interstate 5 when a bicycle fell off its rack in front of her, causing her to brake quickly.  She was then rear-ended. She has filed a lawsuit against both the driver behind her and the owner of bicycle.  She claims physical damages as a result of the […]

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Child Recovering after Fall at Silver Falls

A ten-year old fell into a ravine in early January, after a railing gave way.  He was hiking at Silver Falls State Park with his family when the incident occurred. He has begun to recover physically from his injuries.  He no longer has to wear a cervical collar and hopes to return to physical education […]

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