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What is Pain and Suffering Worth

Given that “pain and suffering” is something which is hard to be truly objective when it comes to measuring, many times it will be added to the list of claims in a lawsuit. However, it is important to know when compensation for pain and suffering is valid, as well as how much can be awarded…

Statute of Limitations for Car Accidents

Car accidents can be incredibly traumatic experiences. Recovery after an accident can be a long process, and physical healing is just one consideration. Few people even want to think about their accident. This is understandable, but it can cause legal troubles. Injuries caused by car accidents are covered by a statute of limitations. This means…

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Common Torts

A tort is a commonly used term in personal injury law. There are a number of different types of torts for various situation that might occur. Before we explain the different types of common torts, let’s first understand exactly what is a tort? The dictionary definition of a tort states: “A wrongful act or an…

Oregon Statute Of Limitations Personal Injury

Have you been thinking of filing a lawsuit against a third party over a personal injury case but it has been awhile since the incident occurred and you are not sure whether or not you are still able to pursue the suit? There are a number of factors which must be taken into consideration in…

What Does Litigation Mean in a Personal Injury Case?

To understand litigation in relation to a personal injury case, first we need to understand what the term actually means. The definition of litigation is: “The process of taking legal action.” Essentially, litigation is just an alternative way of saying ‘lawsuit’ as the persons who are involved are known as the litigants. It is used…

What is an Injury Claim?

What is an Injury Claim An injury claim is a legal route for an injured plaintiff to receive compensation for someone else’s negligent or intentional acts that cause the plaintiff harm. Personal injury cases come in a variety of situations, although not every case will lead to a liable party. The most common personal injury…

How to Sue Someone In Oregon

Sometimes, things don’t work out as planned. Misunderstandings, miscommunication, or sometimes outright malicious intent can get in the way of even the best laid plans. Once all efforts have been exhausted to resolve a dispute in a peaceful and fair way outside of the courtroom, then it comes time when legal action must be taken.…

Oregon Personal Injury Laws

Personal injury laws differ depending on which state you’re in, but Oregon has quite a few in place that can protect anyone who has been injured. The process of what you should do varies depending on the specific situation. Additionally, the amount and type of damages or compensation that a victim can hope to receive…

10 Questions For Your Personal Injury Attorney

If you find yourself in need of a personal injury attorney, it’s quite possible that you’re going through one of the most difficult times of your life. This whole process can be made better by having a great lawyer on your side, but the wrong person can make it even more challenging. Since you’ve likely…

Is a Prosthetic Property Damage or Personal Injury?

The law is constantly changing and evolving, and it never seems to be short of interesting challenges to the way things currently are. As technology has caused us to become reliant on devices that help us go about our lives, we’ve had to reexamine the differences between personal injury and property damage. However, the legal…