June 2016

Marathon Winner Prevails Against Negligent Driver and Insurance Company

An active runner and bicyclist was commuting by bicycle when a pickup truck ran a stop sign and drove into the bike lane. The truck struck the bicyclist, severely fracturing his forearm and causing permanent injuries. We settled the case against the driver for the driver’s policy limits, but that was insufficient to compensate the […]

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GEICO Insurance “Bad Faith” Trial Update

We’ve all heard, “15 minutes could save you….” If GEICO had paid its $100,000 insurance policy to protect one of its policyholders, it would have saved the company a lot. A successful trial against the insurance company for failing to protect its insured was in 2015, but post-verdict motions and negotiations continued well into 2016. […]

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Wrongful Death Caused by Exhausted Tow Truck Driver

We recently completed a wrongful death claim for the family of a 46-year-old professional woman who was the single mother of four children. She was on her way to her eighth-grader’s graduation ceremony when an extremely sleepy tow truck driver crossed the center line, smashed into her car, and then hit a second vehicle behind […]

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Brain Bucket Brigade: Bike Helmet Giveaways Continue

Corson & Johnson’s effort to help protect school children from head injuries while bicycling continues, with recent bike helmet giveaways at Meadow View Elementary School in the Bethel School District and at Adams Elementary School in the Eugene 4J District. We are working with the people at Bicycle Way of Life to provide bike helmets […]

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