As a car accident lawyer in Bend, Oregon, I hear stories about automotive mishaps all day long. One of the most frequently asked questions is always: “how to submit medical bills to an auto insurance if I’ve been injured in an accident”? I’ll guide you with this blog post. There are some definite steps to observe. Here’s your easy guide.
Car Accident Laws in Oregon
On October 1, 2017, the Oregon Distracted Driving Law came into full effect on its streets and highways. A November 2019 study, comparing the nation’s texting-while-driving laws, concluded that Oregon now has the strictest rules in place in the US. Let’s look at exactly what the law allows – and doesn’t allow.
If you’ve been in a car accident anywhere in Oregon, you have to tell the DMV about the incident. This is true whether the police showed up and did a report, or if the accident was minor. But – how exactly do you report the accident to the Oregon DMV? And under which circumstances?