18-Wheeler Truck Collisions

Multiple Truck Collision: Wrongful Death of Child

  One night in southern Douglas County, Oregon, thick smoke filled a long valley through which the Interstate 5 freeway travels. A nine year-old girl was in the back seat of her mother’s car, stopped behind a flatbed truck that had also stopped because of the smoke. Two big trucking rigs, one a gasoline tanker, […]

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Truck-Auto Collision: Blindness

  A semi rig was southbound on the Interstate 5 freeway in southern Lane County, Oregon early one morning. A local man had just driven his Toyota Celica onto the freeway and was going north on his way to work in Eugene. The southbound tractor-trailer lost control, plowed through the median, crossed over into the […]

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Truck-Auto Collision: Wrongful Death

  A ten-year-old child was riding home with the grandmother and aunt in a car traveling west on Highway 34 in rural Linn County, Oregon. A commercial tractor-trailer loaded with pipe was coming around the curve from the opposite direction. The 18-wheeler lost control, went over the centerline, and slid into the family car head-on. […]

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Log Truck Liability for Motorcyclist’s Orthopedic Injuries

  The Corson & Johnson Law Firm successfully tried to a plaintiff’s verdict a case for a twenty-one year old Eugene man who suffered multiple, severe orthopedic injuries when his motorcycle was struck by a turning car. Neither driver could see the other until it was too late to avoid the collision because their views […]

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Power Boat Accident: Brain Injury

  Don Corson tried to a plaintiff’s verdict a half-million dollar case for a Eugene man who was run over by a powerboat. The man was fishing on the Blue River reservoir in the foothills of Oregon’s Cascade Mountains. A powerboat operator, pulling a knee boarder, ran directly over the fisherman, who was shouting and […]

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