Image Source: Oregon Live While it serves an incredibly worthwhile cause, the foster care system is sometimes imperfect. When the system fails the people it’s supposed to protect, as it did in the case of Gloria Joya who died from severe gastrointestinal problems while a ward of the State, it’s essential to investigate what…

When a loved one dies unexpectedly, it can be challenging to fully engage with the mourning process while also determining if you have a wrongful death case. But in addition to the emotional trauma that accompanies these types of losses, families can also experience a huge financial burden, especially if the victim was the primary…

Nothing beats Oregon in the summer, but along with the sunny weather comes an increase in outdoor injuries. This guide from wrongful death attorney Paul Galm explores common watercraft accident causes so you can learn more about how to prevent boat accidents and accidental drownings this summer. Excessive Speed Just like roads, different areas have…

Fall is here, which means children and parents across the U.S. are preparing for Halloween parties and trick-or-treating. What many parents may be unaware of, however, is that Halloween is the deadliest night of the year for children, with pedestrian deaths at their highest on this beloved holiday. Paul Galm Law has gathered some expert…

While mourning the loss of a loved one, it’s hard to think about the repercussions of their passing. This is even more true when the death was caused by the negligent or careless actions of another person or a business. These deaths are typically sudden and unexpected, and can cause great financial and emotional devastation…

The unexpected and untimely death of a loved one is shocking, distressing, and difficult to process. When that loss is caused by negligence or a criminal act, the pain and suffering are somehow magnified due to the preventable nature of the injury and/or death. If your loved one – spouse, child, parent, sibling, etc. –…