Often, when a defendant business approaches a case, determining the financial bottom line of that case is the single focus of the business and its lawyers. The formula is simple – what is the likely outcome of the trial, plus defense costs? That is where the defendant looks to settle the case, depending on the…

Often, when a defendant business approaches a case, determining the financial bottom line of that case is the single focus of the business and its lawyers. The formula is simple – what is the likely outcome of the trial, plus defense costs? That is where the defendant looks to settle the case, depending on the…

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is urging Oregon lawmakers to act on HB 3075, which requires ignition interlocks for roughly 11,000 Oregon DUII offenders who receive DUII Diversion, and HB 3324, which expands the use of interlocks for third and fourth time offenders. In the state of Oregon alone, there are approximately 25,000 DUII arrests…

Civil Assault and Battery Bar or club bouncers can commit civil battery, physical harm to another person, if they step beyond the duties of their position. Assault occurs when one person puts another individual in apprehension of harm. Battery includes any physical harm of one person to another. The two terms are legally distinguishable under…

Oregon state lawmakers have worked hard to discourage drinking and driving, which means the laws are getting stricter and convictions are becoming more serious. It’s important to get experienced DUII legal representation immediately. Challenge your driver’s license suspension. Paul Galm can help you challenge the suspension and represent you at your hearing. Some of the…

While there are various types of brain injuries, traumatic brain injuries (TBI) refer to those caused by a sudden physical force to the head. In the United States, there are more than one million TBI injuries suffered each year, with a significant number of them that turn fatal. Most cause irreversible effects on the patient…

Pursuing a serious car accident case is not as simple as it seems. Catastrophic car and truck wrecks can be caused by many factors, which can be used in determining whether an individual will receive maximum compensation or award if the case goes to court. For drivers, it is of paramount importance to ensure that…