Any accident that involves a motorcycle can be incredibly dangerous, so it’s important that motorcyclists and other drivers take ample precautions to help keep each other safe. Here are some motorcycle safety tips from motorcycle accident attorney Paul Galm to help all types of drivers safely share the road. How to Prevent Motorcycle Accidents: Tips for Motorcyclists…

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…

In Portland, winter driving safety means knowing how to drive in rain, snow, and ice. But according to the best driver report by AllState, Portlanders are ranked among the worst wet weather drivers in the country. Follow these driving tips to help keep you and your family safe. Tips for Driving Safely in the Rain,…

If you’ve been downtown in the past few months, you’ve certainly seen an array of e-scooters whizzing past. Here’s everything you need to know about the electric scooter rental pilot program in Portland. Portland Electric Scooter Rental Pilot Program Details The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is currently conducting a four-month pilot program for shared…

A few months ago, we highlighted the new Oregon distracted driving law, which went into effect in October 2017. This law closed loopholes that limited cell phone use to hands-free devices for phone calls and texting, extending them to any function on a phone that requires holding or touching. Additional Changes to the Distracted Driving…

(Image Source: PBOT) According to the Portland Bureau of Transportation, more than half of deadly car accidents in Portland occur on just 8% of our streets. Learn more about Portland’s High Crash Network from personal injury attorney Paul Galm. Determining Portland’s High Crash Network There are 30 streets included in the City of Portland High…

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…

Don’t miss out on your rightful claim just because you didn’t know what to do in the event of a motor vehicle accident. To increase your odds of winning your case, follow these tips when making a car accident injury claim and take advantage of a free consultation at Paul Galm Law. Assess the Damage…

Getting in a car accident is an unfortunate situation, but not being able to exchange information with the other party can be even more frustrating. A hit and run accident happens when the driver who caused the accident flees the scene without stopping to exchange information with the victim. This can make it especially difficult…

2016 is quickly coming to a close and New Year’s festivities are upon us. Whether you’ll be counting down to midnight at a club, at a party, or in the comfort of your own home with family and friends, staying safe and avoiding the pitfalls of alcohol overindulgence is of utmost importance. Today we bring…