Oregon Auto Insurance Rules

Oregon is one of the nation’s safer states to drive in, with a particularly low rate of alcohol-related fatalities and a high rate of auto insurance coverage. Nevertheless, when an accident does occur, insurance issues loom large, especially if the accident can be clearly identified as one party’s fault.  Following is an outline of Oregon’s […]

New York Auto Insurance Rules

New York, as one of the most populous states in the union, suffers more road accidents than most other states despite the fact that its per capita accident rate is one of the lowest in the nation. Since insurance issues almost always come into play when a car accident claim arises, an understanding of New […]

Pedestrian Accidents Increase During Holiday Season

With many of our favorite holidays right around the corner, it’s time to kick it in high gear and begin the hustle and bustle that November and December always bring. We will have shopping trips to make, family get-togethers to organize, and office parties to plan, and all of those fun events require numerous trips […]

Maine New Hands-Free Law

On September 19, 2019, a new hands-free law went into effect in Maine. Don’t be confused. Maine already had a law against texting while driving and the new law does not retract the old law, it creates more prohibitions on hand-held device use for talking on the phone, and using devices for GPS, playing music […]

Fatality Car Accident Damages

Being in a car accident or knowing a family member was injured in a car accident is stressful enough, but when a loved one dies due to someone else’s reckless or negligent driving, a feeling of outrage often accompanies the grief because the death did not have to happen. Some motor vehicle collisions involve simple […]

The Most Dangerous Times to Drive

You do everything you can to avoid getting into a car wreck. You pay attention and watch out for careless drivers, keep your vehicle maintained, and of course you never text while you’re behind the wheel. But have you thought about timing as a safety factor?  There are days of the week times of day […]

Older Drivers Seem More Distracted Behind the Wheel

If you were a teenager in the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, or 90’s, the worst thing you could do while driving was look down to change the radio station, put a cassette tape in, or scan a CD for your favorite song. Aside from adjusting your music, there really was not much else in the car […]

Compensation for Your Parking Lot Injuries – Premises Liability

Parking lot injury cases, whether from a vehicle collision, slip/trip and fall, or even a criminal assault, are often premises liability cases with liability falling on the business or property owner. Parking lot injury cases can be very complex. It is not always obvious to a layman why the property or business owner would be […]

Most Common Auto Defect Claims

With all the distracted drivers on the road, it’d be nice to get a little peace of mind from knowing we’re driving in a perfectly safe car, truck, or SUV that will protect us in the event of a collision. But what happens when we can’t even rely on our vehicle to perform as it […]