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Lara Johnson: 2021 Lawyer of the Year Award

Lara Johnson: 2021 Lawyer of the Year Award

Best Lawyers in America © recognized Lara Johnson with its 2021 Lawyer of the Year award for her work in Personal Injury Litigation for plaintiffs in Eugene. Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review, which sets this award apart from many review organizations.

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Unconscious Bias

Unconscious Bias

Every one of us has unconscious biases, simply because of how the brain works. In an effort to make trials fairer, Oregon judges have created a video for all prospective trial jurors in Oregon.

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Oregon Supreme Court Overrules Human Loss Statutory Cap

Oregon Supreme Court Overrules Human Loss Statutory Cap

In an important victory for individual rights, the Supreme Court of Oregon has enforced Oregon’s constitutional requirement that “every man shall have remedy by due course of law for injury done him in his person.” This case is a win for the people of Oregon.

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5 Tips to Getting A Fair Insurance Settlement

5 Tips to Getting A Fair Insurance Settlement

Insurance companies use a “3-D” strategy when responding to claims. They delay, deny, and defend in order to avoid paying out money. These five tips can help you “play the game” with your insurance company and get your claim settled the right way. 1. Inform your...

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9 Rules Insurance Companies Play By

9 Rules Insurance Companies Play By

  Most of us pay insurance premiums–auto, health, and home, to name a few–to protect us in the case of  losses.  We expect the insurance companies to pay for what their policies promise, whether it’s our insurance policy or the insurance policy of the person or...

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5 Steps to a Stronger Injury Case

5 Steps to a Stronger Injury Case

injMost insurance companies try to pay as little money as possible to settle a claim with an injured person. Insurance companies are notorious for their “low ball” offers, which often fall far short of what a survivor needs to cover current and future losses. Many...

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Personal Injury Claims for Children

Personal Injury Claims for Children

This segment of The Law and You features personal injury trial lawyer Don Corson discussing cases where his firm has represented injured children. TRANSCRIPT JOEL This is Joel Block for The Law and You with Eugene attorney Don Corson. Don, what happens when a personal...

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