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How to Avoid a Slip and Fall this Winter

This winter is proving to be quite a harsh one for residents of Portland. According to recent reports from Mt. Hood Medical Center and Legacy hospitals, record numbers of people are being treated for ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 an estimated 300,000 sports-related traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) , ...
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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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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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Medical Malpractice Report for Oregon

Considering birth, death, and all the little accidents in between, chances are we'll all spend some time in a hospital in our lifetimes. When we go there we expect a healthy clean environment, ...
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A Doctor's Failure to Timely Diagnose Cancer May Equal Medical Malpractice and Cost a Patient Her Life

When a medical mistake results in a cancer misdiagnosis, the consequences can be deadly because more and more cancers are survivable if detected early and treated properly. Cancer is a generalized ...
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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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Avoidable Medical Mistakes: More Prevalent Than You May Know

To err is human. So the saying goes, but not all errors are equal. The fact is, when medical care providers make mistakes, it can be deadly. Avoidable medical mistakes are serious business. They can ...
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What To Do If You've Been Injured by a Defective Product

Products Should be Safe As consumers we expect that the products we use will be safe. Every time we let our children play with a new toy, ride in our car, or eat a new food we're putting our trust ...
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