Oregon pedestrian fatalities from drivers are a serious public health issue. According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2020, there were 6,378 pedestrian fatalities in the United States, a 5% increase from 2019. These statistics represent the highest pedestrian fatalities in the last 30 years.
Read MoreIf you're looking to get the best car insurance you can to drive in Oregon, it's important to consider several things. Cost is just one factor, but coverage limits are also very important. These considerations can help you maintain great coverage while still finding reasonably priced Oregon car insurance policies.
Read MoreThe article discusses the legal limitations on recovering damages in personal injury cases in Oregon if the plaintiff was driving uninsured at the time of the accident. The article cites ORS 31.715, which limits the recovery of noneconomic damages in a personal injury lawsuit if the plaintiff was in violation of ORS 806.010 (driving uninsured) at the time of the accident. The article explains the limitations on liability established by this law and provides exceptions to the limitation. The article notes that an experienced personal injury law firm can help plaintiffs navigate these legal limitations and maximize their recovery in a personal injury lawsuit.
Read MoreWrongful death claims in the US have risen significantly over the past decade, with nearly 150,000 filed in 2018 alone. Pacific Injury Law Firm, based in Portland, Oregon, is dedicated to seeking justice for families affected by preventable deaths due to negligence or recklessness. As we work to increase safety measures and provide comprehensive legal services for our clients, it's crucial that individuals and companies take proactive steps towards ensuring safety at home and work environments.
Read MoreThis article debunks prevalent misconceptions about bicycle accident injuries and compensation, providing clarity on cyclists' rights and avenues for legal recourse.
Read MoreThis text explains the different standards of proof in Oregon law. The lowest standard is "preponderance of the evidence" which is used in most civil cases. The middle standard is "clear and convincing evidence" which requires more evidence than the previous one and is often used in cases involving serious consequences. The highest standard is "beyond a reasonable doubt" which is used in criminal cases and requires the prosecution to prove its case to such a degree that there can be no reasonable doubt in the mind of a rational person.