Recent Posts in Car Accident Category

Portland Company Must Pay $291,000 in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

At our firm, we are committed to seeking justice for our clients. We provide compassionate assistance to individuals and families who are facing extremely difficult situations. Here is one story of ...
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Texting a Driver Who Causes an Accident Could Make You Liable

Lawmakers across the country are looking for more ways to crack down on dangerous texting while driving behaviors. In addition to holding the driver responsible for any car accidents they cause while ...
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How Many Teens Text and Drive?

Evidence has always suggested that teenage drivers are more dangerous than other motorists for several reasons, but mainly due to their propensity to become distracted during important tasks. The ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How Much is My Lawsuit Worth?

As a Portland Personal Injury Lawyer I am often asked by a client or prospective client, "how much will I get for my case." It really is a difficult question and one that's very hard to ...
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7 Things to do Before You Call a Lawyer About Your Car Accident

1. Get Witness Info. If you are physically able, ask anyone nearby if you can get their name and phone number so you can contact them later. Too often, once the client calls a lawyer, the opportunity ...
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) After a Car Accident

Psychological Injuries From Car Accidents Over three million people are involved in automobile accidents that cause serious bodily injuries each year in America. Of those three million at least 10 ...
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I Don't Have Insurance and I Was in a Car Accident

Do Uninsured Drivers Retain Any Rights When Hurt by a Negligent Driver? Sometimes a person who is driving without insurance is hurt in a car accident. What happens then? Many people believe that if ...
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Portland Announces Crackdown on Driving While on Cell Phone

Almost 18 months ago Oregon joined a handful of other states that have made it illegal to drive a vehicle while using a cell phone unless the driver has a hands free device. After a year and a half, ...
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How Insurance Companies Process Crash Claims

After getting into an automobile accident, how insurance companies process claims is probably the last thing on your mind. But as a driver (and therefore potential crash victim) it's important to ...
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Car and Bicycle Collisions: Why Sharing the Road is More Important Than Ever

Sharing the road is a necessary part of driving and cycling. But as more and more bicyclists hit the road, accidents between these vehicles are becoming more common. Car and Bicycle Collisions Bicycle ...
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Brain Injuries or Head Injuries from Car Accidents

Brain Injuries or Head Injuries from Vehicle Accidents Up to 1.4 million people suffer from serious head injuries (often called traumatic brain injuries ) each year, and according to the National ...
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Why Did My Insurance Company Deny Medical Bills Caused by a Car Accident?

The Problem Dealing with Oregon car insurance companies can seem like a daunting task, especially when you're facing a mountain of medical bills after a car accident. You're not alone, many ...
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Distracted Driving - The Dangers of Texting Behind the Wheel

In our fast-paced society, text messaging is an increasingly handy way to communicate. Rather than dialing a number, waiting for it to ring, and then getting into a conversation, we can just text a ...
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Bars and Taverns May Be Responsible for Serving Intoxicated Patrons

Oregon like most other states, (but not all), has enacted statutes often called dram shop laws which hold bars, taverns and restaurants responsible for over serving alcohol to patrons who then cause ...
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Fatal Car Accidents in Oregon Down in 2010

Oregon Car Crash Fatalities Down According to the Oregon Department of Transportation, fatal car accidents in Oregon were down in 2010 by 13% from the previous year. ODOT fixes the number of fatal ...
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8 Things to Do After a Car Accident

There have been many helpful articles written about what to do after a car accident, but it never hurts to review. What you do after a car accident can make the difference between full and fair ...
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