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Passenger Injury – Car Accident Insurance Claims
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Passenger Injury Car Accident Claims Car Accident Injury Attorneys – Hillsboro, Beaverton, and Portland OR Passenger injury car accident claims are known as “third party” claims because they are filed against an insurance policy/company not owned by the plaintiff. If you were a passenger, it can make the claim a bit smoother since the issue…

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PIP Insurance vs. Pain and Suffering Claims
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PIP versus Pain and Suffering Claims Personal Injury Attorney – Hillsboro – Beaverton – Portland Oregon Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Personal Injury Protection better known as PIP is no-fault medical coverage on auto policies that cover medical bills and often lost wages. Regardless of whether or not the accident was your fault, you are entitled…

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What to Do in the Event of a Car Accident in Oregon
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Be Prepared Before a Car Accident Ever Happens No one can predict when an accident might occur, so it’s important to plan ahead. Always carry your insurance card, drivers license, and vehicle registration form. The scene of an accident or a traffic stop can be chaotic and very stressful.  Keep required documents readily accessible and…

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Pedestrian and Vehicle Related Accidents
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The Dangers of Being a Pedestrian Vehicle & Pedestrian Accidents – Hit and Run Accidents In a 2010 report published by the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration, 4,280 pedestrians were killed and an estimated 70,000 were injured in traffic crashes in the United States. On average, a pedestrian was killed every two hours and…

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Car Accidents & Oregon Personal Injury Protection (PIP)
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Car Accidents and Oregon Personal Injury Protection Coverage How Does PIP Insurance Work? According to the Oregon Department of Transportation, in 2012 there were 49,798 car accidents. Approximately half of the reported car accidents in 2012 resulted in non-fatal injury crashes with 39,085 persons injured as a result. The consequences from car accidents are many…

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The McDonalds Coffee Story
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The McDonalds Coffee Personal Injury Story In February 1992, Stella Liebeck ordered an 8-ounce cup of McDonald’s coffee that spilled and gave her 3rd degree burns on the private areas of her body. Everyone thinks that Ms. Liebeck ended up a millionaire. Well, that’s not true. She suffered third degree burns, skin grafts and horrible…

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Auto Insurance Independent Medical Exams
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Independent Medical Exams Those who think our system is out of control should really look no further than the insurance company efforts to shaft their own insureds. It is common practice now for certain auto insurance companies to send their own insureds for “independent medical exams” after they have been hurt in auto crashes in…

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Matt and his team handled a car accident case where I was the passenger and was injured due to the other driver. I lost time off work, had physical therapy and still the insurance company wanted to jerk me around. Matt...

R. L.

Matt and Brad worked on my injury case where I was involved in a car wreck. They handled everything as I was getting nowhere. The end outcome was more than I expected I was due, so I am very happy.


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