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…

When you’re dealing with laws, there’s always jargon involved. While it can be confusing for people who haven’t gone to law school, the precision of language is imperative to properly enacting laws. Better understanding these common personal injury terms can help you, whether you’re currently involved in a personal injury case or just wanting to…

Negligence can be proven in a variety of situations, including car accidents, daycare or nursing home injuries, falls, dog bites, faulty product injuries, or even wrongful deaths. In negligence cases, your attorney must be able to prove that another party was at fault because they weren’t exercising the standard of care expected in society. In…

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…

Deciding to put a loved one in a nursing home can be an incredibly challenging decision. However, in many situations, a nursing home is the best option for providing full-time care for your loved one. Even after you’ve considered your options and chosen the facility that best fits your loved ones needs, you still need…

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…

In many personal injury cases we encounter, we also have to determine whether negligence played a role in the injury or accident that occurred. The following blog will break down the parts of a negligence case to give you a better idea of what to do in case you or a loved one experiences a…

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…