Personal Injury Law Blog

Oregon Motorcycle Laws Every Rider Needs to Know

Riding a motorcycle gives you a sense of freedom and adventure. While a romantic idea, getting to the point of being able to actually firing up your metal steed requires knowing and adhering to few rules. Enter the Oregon motorcycle law. Here’s what you need to know.
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Punitive Damages: What Are They, and Why Should You Care?

What are punitive damages – and should you seek them out? Because punitive damages are designed to not reward anyone but instead punish an at-fault party, the State of Oregon takes up to 70% of recovered monies. Here’s all you need to know about punitive damages.
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Compensatory vs Punitive Damages Case: RoundUp

A judge in a California case has told the parties to a lawsuit that she intends to reduce a May 19, 2019 $2 billion punitive damage award for RoundUp to $250 million. As it turns out, it’s an interesting case of compensatory vs punitive damages – and well in line with the law. Here’s why.
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Personal Injury Settlements for Minors: What You Need to Know

Accidents happen every day. However, when a minor or young child is involved – or even worse, hurt – a lot of legal questions arise. In case of a settlement payout, parents or caretakers are faced with having to make a lot of decisions. We’ll guide you.
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Pedestrian Hit by a Car in a Crosswalk? Know the Rules

Crosswalk laws can often be confusing in Oregon – particularly when faced with out-of-state pedestrians and drivers, not aware of the local rules. And maybe counter-intuitively, drivers are not always at fault in crosswalk accidents. So here are a few really important things to know about Oregon pedestrian crosswalk laws.
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