personal injury

Dangers of Distracted Drivers

September 7, 2018 | By

Driving Laws Oregon Let’s face it. Distracted driving is one of the most common causes of accidents on the road. I know because I have been in a full-on collision with a distracted driver before. Really, there are four things that underly distracted driving. In this article, I am going to be going over these […]

Most Common Workplace Injuries in Oregon

August 31, 2018 | By

Nobody likes getting injured on the job, but the fact of life is that some jobs are simply more dangerous than others. For instance, people who work in the farming and trucking industries in Oregon tend to be more susceptible to sustaining a workplace injury simply because of the nature of the work. According to […]

How to Keep Teenage Drivers Safe

August 24, 2018 | By

Most parents are afraid to let their teens on the road by themselves. Car accidents are the top causes of death in teens. They are also three times more likely to get into a car accident than older drivers. Fortunately, there are things that parents can do to keep their teens safe while behind the […]

Pedestrian Accidents on the Rise

August 17, 2018 | By

Legal Assistance for the Victims of Pedestrian Accidents in Portland The stunning increase in pedestrian accidents occurring in Portland has led some public authorities to seek answers and means of reversing the trend, and for those directly involved to seek financial compensation. The victims of these accidents and their families can find the help they […]

Texting & Driving Laws in Oregon

August 14, 2018 | By

Alexyss’s Story  The story of Alexyss Therwanger is what prompted officials in Oregon to change the laws. Alexyss was a 19-year-old who was killed as the result of texting while driving. She lost control of her car and collided with another vehicle. Two other people were severely-injured as a result of this. The accident occurred […]

4 Safety Tips for Portland Bicyclists

July 16, 2018 | By

Safety Tips and Legal Help for the Bicyclists of Portland Portland is known for its cycling commuters, with more residents choosing pedal power as their means of getting to and from work than in any other major American city. We ourselves are bike commuters, bike racers, and recreational riders and understand the challenges of cycling […]

AFTER AUTO ACCIDENTS- QUICK TIPS

December 4, 2017 | By Pickett Dummigan McCall LLP

Authored by Nancy Picasso Auto accidents happen every day often times resulting in damaging experiences. It may be difficult to prevent imperceptible motor vehicle accidents, but for safety measures and legal purposes it is important to know there are helpful before and after accident tips. The tips listed below are a reflection of what State […]

Towe v. Sacagawea, Inc.

July 7, 2017 | By Pickett Dummigan LLP

Billie Towe was a resident of rural Jackson County, driving on a forest public access road for pleasure, but also to look for real estate that he had reason to believe was for sale in the area. After the access road was a privately-owned road, one which Towe had travelled before. However, on this day, […]

Piazza v. Kellim

June 29, 2017 | By Pickett Dummigan LLP

Martha Paz de Noboa Delgado was a 17-year-old exchange student visiting the Portland area from Peru. One night she went with friends downtown to Portland to visit an underage nightclub called the Zone. She was not allowed into the club right away, and was required to line up outside on the sidewalk. While she waited, […]

Taking the Bite Out of Bed Bugs

August 6, 2015 | By R. Brendan Dummigan of Pickett Dummigan LLP

*Authored by Ashley McDonald, J.D.Bed bugs infestations are increasingly common in large cities across the United States. The Portland metropolitan area has become a prime location for bed bugs to thrive due to its large population and a steady flow of new residents resulting in a booming rental market. Unfortunately, many people affected by bed […]

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