Portland Personal Injury Blog

Injured in a Car Accident? 5 Reasons Why You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

After being in a devastating car accident caused by someone else’s negligence, the first thing on your mind might be filing a lawsuit against them. While this can be a good idea, it is important ...
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Can the Damage Caused by Asbestos Exposure be Reversed?

We've all heard about the dangers of asbestos and know to avoid it at all costs. But what if you've already been exposed? In recent years, the use of asbestos for construction and in other ...
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The Booming Business of Defective Medical Devices

Patients walk into a doctor’s office or surgical room assuming that the products, devices, and equipment involved in their treatment are not just top quality, but approved by the Food and Drug ...
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Collision Sends Motorcyclist Off Marion Street Bridge

Motorcycles can be exciting, giving riders a sense of freedom and adventure. However, they can also be very dangerous, as they provide riders much less protection than other vehicles do. No greater an ...
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Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Filed After Joan Rivers' Death

On September 4, 2014, actress and comedienne Joan Rivers underwent what was supposed to be a routine endoscopy procedure—but she never woke up. She passed away at Mount Sinai Hospital. Following ...
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Greedy Lawyers!

Many lawyers feel that most of the attorney advertising in the market place damages the legal profession, and a persuasive number of studies seem to support that belief. When lawyers advertise, ...
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How Do I Sue the Federal Government

Can I Bring an Injury Lawsuit Against the Federal Government What if a doctor at the VA Hospital makes a mistake, commits medical malpractice, and I am injured as a result? Can I sue the doctor, ...
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Why I Went to Law School

I met with a client a little while back because she'd been fired from her job at a lumber mill in Oregon. "Mary" is fifty years old, she'd given eight hard years of dutiful labor to ...
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Jury Finds For Blueberry Nursery Against Fertilzer Manufactuer

Forty Million Dollar Jury Verdict In February of 2012, a Multnomah County jury awarded two plant nursery owners in a products liability suit nearly $40 million to compensate them for the loss of ...
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How Dangerous Are Motorcycles Really?

Infographic authored by personal injury law firm, Sutliff & Stout. To view the original post, check out the original Motorcycle Accident infographic.
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Car vs Deer Accidents Increase in the Fall

November is the most dangerous month for car accidents involving deer. Portland Injury Litigation Law Firm Angel Law, P.C. first posted this safety reminder last November. With November upon us again ...
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10 Ways the US Chamber of Commerce Hurts Americans

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Richard Baldwin for Oregon Supreme Court

Dear Friends of Angel Law, P.C., I am writing to urge you to vote for Judge Richard Baldwin for the Oregon Supreme Court in this November election. The Oregon Supreme Court is the final interpreter of ...
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Bike Safety Matters II

In our last Bike Safety Matters article, we discussed the Helmet Law, Vulnerable User Law, and the Safe Passing Law. In this article we would like to go over more bicycle safety equipment and other ...
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Chick-fil-A's Anti Gay Problem and Potential Future Discrimination Lawsuits

Chick-fil-A Could Be Jumping Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Fire Chick-fil-A has created a significant risk for themselves in any future employment discrimination claims based on sexual ...
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Dark Knight Rises: First Lawsuit Filed Against Theater

Negligence Lawsuit Over Dark Knight Shooting A Colorado man has announced through his attorney his plans to file a negligence lawsuit against the Century 16 theater in Auroa, Colorado where the ...
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Choosing The Right Personal Injury Lawyer

Personal Injury Attorney – Choosing the Right Lawyer in Portland If you have decided that you need the help of an injury lawyer, it's important to choose the right one for you. Choosing the ...
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Injuries Rise Among Children From Falls From Windows in Summer

Angel Law, P.C. Reminds Families About Danger of Open Windows Two more children fell out windows in Oregon at the end of June, 2012. A 16 month old fell about 20 feet through a window screen in Oregon ...
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Bicycle Safety Matters

The Portland bicycle scene can seem overwhelming at times to both veterans bicyclists and newcomers. It's hard to keep up with all the various rules of the road. Just knowing what you, as a bike ...
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The Tort Reform Myth

Many Americans still believe the justice system in America is broken as a result of plaintiffs trial lawyers and frivolous lawsuits, especially against doctors. Unfortunately, there are some who will ...
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Workplace Safety and Repetitive Motion Injuries

In the modern world, work place safety increasingly means ergonomically designed work stations for workers. What is Ergonomics? The word Ergonomics comes from two Greek words, "ergon" ...
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Legal Community Loses Troy Moody in Motorcycle Accident

On Saturday May 19, 2012, the Northwest legal community lost a trusted friend and supporter when Troy Moody died in a motorcycle accident. Troy Moody was the president of Naegeli Trial Technologies, ...
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Oregon Has a New Attorney General

Oregon has a new Attorney General. Ok, not exactly. But baring some unforeseen event, Oregon will soon have its first female Attorney General in its 153 year existence as a state. Ellen Rosenblum won ...
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Sports, Athletes, and Brain Injuries/Concussions II

Part Two of a Two Part Article on Sports Related Traumatic Brain Injuries by Angel Law, P.C. . In Part One, we reported that every year an estimated 300,000 cases of sports-related traumatic brain ...
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Sports, Athletes, and Brain Injuries/Concussions

Repetitive Concussions in Sports on the Rise Part One of a Two Part Article on Sports Related Traumatic Brain Injuries by Angel Law, P.C. Every year an estimated 300,000 cases of sports-related ...
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