The Law and You

The Law and You is a community service provided by The Corson & Johnson Law Firm to help people better understand the law and enable them to ask questions they might have about civil law. Have a question about a case, or the law in general? Submit it online.

Unsafe Products

PLAY  Riding Lawnmowers
PLAY  Adult Drugs & Childhood Poisoning

View All Unsafe Products

PLAY Pesticide Use in Playgrounds
PLAY Consumer Product Safety Law
PLAY Pesticides: Danger to Children
PLAY Ultimate Repose

Insurance Disputes

PLAY  Bicycle-Car Collision: How Ryan Fought Back
PLAY  Insurance Company Bad Faith
View All Insurance Disputes

PLAY  Insurance Red Tape: How Betty Won
PLAY Resolution of Insurance Disputes
PLAY Legal Action in Motor Vehicles
PLAY Insurance Payback from Victim Settlements
PLAY Small Claims Court
PLAY Personal Injury Victims and Health Insurance
PLAY Insurance Delays in Settling Claims
PLAY Right to Medical Records
PLAY Underinsured Motorists
PLAY Oregon’s Mental Health Care Act
PLAY Worker’s Comp & Third Party Claim
PLAY Privacy of Records

Catastrophic Injury

PLAY  Liability Releases
PLAY  Water Safety Regulations

PLAY  Beyond Workers Comp
PLAY  Crash Notification
PLAY Propane Stove Explosion
PLAY Oregon Law and Concussion Training
PLAY Brain Injuries
PLAY Government Accountability on Public Land

Truck and Vehicle Injury

PLAY  What to Do After a Collision
PLAY  Oregon Bicycle Law


PLAY  Truck Collision Causes Blindness
PLAY  New Hours of Service for Truck Drivers
PLAY  Driving While Drowsy
PLAY  Motorcycle Defects
PLAY Unsafe Trucking Companies
PLAY What to Do After an Auto Accident
PLAY Auto Collisions
PLAY Truck Collisions

Civil Justice System

PLAY  Mandatory Arbitration
PLAY  Driver’s Guide to Crosswalk Laws


PLAY  Cases Create a Safer World
PLAY  Finding Recourse
PLAY Frivolous Lawsuits
PLAY Punitive Damages
PLAY Jury Service
PLAY Working With Attorneys
PLAY Fault in Injury Case
PLAY Personal Injury Cases Making a Difference
PLAY Statutes of Limitations
PLAY How the Law Works
PLAY Civil Justice System

Children’s Issues

PLAY  Toxic Free Kids Act

PLAY  Child Abuse Reporting
View All children’s issues

PLAY  Personal Injury Claims for Children

PLAY Pesticide Use in Playgrounds

Elder Abuse

PLAY  No Excuse for Elder Abuse
PLAY  Elder Abuse Reporting

View All Senior Issues

PLAY  Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect


How the Law Works

The more insight we can provide into the workings of the system, the better prepared our clients are for the challenges of the legal process that will face them. view pdf

Choosing the Right Attorney For Your Case

A personal injury attorney will then be able to help you to determine if you have a case and what will be needed to win. view pdf

Finding a Personal Injury Attorney

Beware of television, radio, internet and Yellow Page ads that overpromise the results an attorney can deliver. view pdf

Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Centers

Neglect and abuse of nursing home residents is all too common. In Oregon, there is a backlog of 1200 complaints against nursing homes. view pdf

What Insurance Companies Don’t Want You to Know

Insurance companies deny claims because they bet the injured person will take what is offered and walk away. view pdf