As a personal injury attorney that handles elder abuse and nursing home neglect or abuse cases, I am not surprised by the recent statistics released by the State on elder abuse in Oregon.  And the stats do not lie.  Elder abuse at home and in nursing homes neglect and abuse is an epidemic which will…

Following up on my previous personal injury attorney blog post regarding last weekend’s National Holiday Lifesaver event geared towards international awareness of car accident related personal injury victims caused by drunk drivers, the Oregon State Police reports that DUII arrests were up and fatalities down for the weekend.  The fact that fatalities decreased is good…

As a personal injury attorney, I often have to deal with jurors misconceptions about soft tissue injuries caused by a car accident.  It seems that thanks to insurance companies tort reform rhetoric, the term soft tissue injury has become synonymous for nonexistent injury or greedy plaintiff.  This in part due to the fact that soft…