According to ODOT, there were over 57,000 motor vehicle crashes reported in the state of Oregon in 2017. Because of the frequency of these auto collisions, knowing what to do after a car accident is imperative for anyone who drives. Paul Galm, an experienced car accident attorney in Portland, offers this what to do after…

Hosting a holiday party is a great way to show your appreciation for your friends, family, co-workers, and employees. Whether you’re throwing a holiday party, a New Year’s Eve party, or a summer cookout, it’s important to be familiar with Oregon’s social host liability law in order to help keep your guests safe and avoid any future…

Thousands of car accidents occur every year in Oregon, leaving our friends and neighbors scared, injured, and confused about their next steps. In fact, according to ODOT, there were over 57,500 crashes in 2017, with over 400 fatalities reported. Whether the accident you were involved in was the result of distracted driving, negligence, or inclement…

It’s no secret that driving distracted is dangerous. In fact, according to the CDC, approximately 9 people are killed and over 1,000 people are injured in accidents involving distracted drivers every single day. The good news is that you have the power to be part of the solution. What is Distracted Driving? Distracted driving is…

While many childhood injuries are the result of accidents, negligence can be a contributing factor. Learn more about common examples of negligence in childcare and how to determine if you have a viable case from daycare negligence attorney Paul Galm: Examples of negligence in childcare If your child is injured at daycare, any of these…

While the new distracted driving law has been in an effect for several months, many people are still unaware of what exactly is prohibited by the new law. Here’s a breakdown by Portland car accident attorney Paul Galm, which covers everything you need to know about the new hands-free driving law: What’s Different From the 2009…

The leaves have fallen off the trees, the air is crisp, and nights are long. Winter has arrived in the Portland area! With the possibility of snow and ice each year on top of our usual rain, it’s important for homeowners and business owners to be aware of any hazards that could lead to slip…

Whether you’re hosting a holiday party or New Year’s Eve celebration, if you serve alcohol at your event, you can be held liable for any injuries that occur as a result. We’ve compiled a list of 5 things to keep in mind as you’re planning your holiday party this year. What is Social Host Liability…

If you or your loved one is the victim of a crime, personal injury lawyer Paul Galm can provide the legal support you need to build your civil case and begin the healing process. Follow these helpful tips to get the process started: Know Your Rights If you’re the victim of a crime, it’s important…

Before you approach a new dog, it’s important to ask the owners if they’re ok with you petting the dog. While most look friendly, some might be uneasy around new people and could lash out with a bite. If you happen to find yourself dealing with a dog bite, follow our tips to ensure your…