We created this BLOG page to teach Oregon people on their legal rights and responsibilities. The most important thing injured people can do after the accident is to get better, follow doctors' advice and educate themselves on the legal process of Oregon personal injury claims. In this blog, you can find information on wrongful death claims, pedestrian accident claims, car, and other automobile claims.
If you are in an Oregon car accident, you should know that Oregon is a ‘fault’ state. That is, the person who was at fault in a car accident is responsible for any harm and damages that occurred. In this state, if you are injured in a car accident caused by another person, the claim can go three ways:
Police responded to a one-vehicle car accident on Highway 20 near milepost 134 in Harney County. GMC Acadia, driven by Moria Shackelford, was going west when the car left the road and hit a raised driveway, causing the vehicle to go airborne. Three out of Four children were seriously injured, the youngest one died from her injuries. The driver had was injured as well.
A Jeep rolled over in a car accident with another vehicle on I-84 on August 16th, 2019. Two people were cut from the Jeep, which was on top of the other car and four were taken to the hospital, but they suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
After a Portland, Oregon car accident, you need to document as much information about the incident as you can. If you are injured and want to file a claim, you need a lot of information to support your claim so you can get full and complete compensation. Consulting with Portland car accident attorney will give you a better chance of helping you with more documentation collected immediately after the accident.
On July 18, head-on crash killed a man from Bend. A white 2005 Jeep Liberty was going south on Highway 97, drove onto the southbound shoulder. The driver overcorrected and spun into the northbound lane. He struck a 2014 Dodge Ram, driven by was Clarence Noblet, 55 and his passenger, Laraine Noblet, also 55. The driver of the Jeep died upon impact. His name has been withheld until the next of kin can be notified. The occupants of the van were taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.
On July 14 at 2:30 AM Chevrolet Malibu driven by Jesse Butler, 30, was going east on Highway 30. The vehicle did not negotiate a left curve and smashed through the guardrail. The car rolled several times, went 200 feet, and slammed into a utility pole. The driver was ejected from the Malibu and died. The passenger, Travis Culbertson, 36, also died.
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