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This segment of The Law and You features personal injury trial lawyer Lara Johnson discussing a situation when you might suffer damage and/or injury caused by a motorists who is underinsured.
This segment of The Law and You features personal injury trial lawyer Lara Johnson discussing your right to your own medical records. TRANSCRIPT JOEL: This is Joel Block for The Law and You with Eugene attorney Lara Johnson. Lara, there have been many laws passed to...
This segment of The Law and You features Oregon personal injury trial lawyer Don Corson discussing how reimbursement is often demanded from a health insurer from a personal injury survivor's settlement. TRANSCRIPT JOEL: This is Joel Block for The Law and You with...
This segment of The Law and You features personal injury trial lawyer Lara Johnson discussing how adequate collision coverage, and sometimes legal action, is needed to recover the full property loss in a collision.
This segment of The Law and You features personal injury trial lawyer Don Corson telling of insurance disputes where the insurer was required to pay more because of delays. TRANSCRIPT JOEL: This is Joel Block for The Law and You with Eugene attorney Don Corson. Don, I...
This segment of The Law and You features attorney Lara Johnson telling of a case where a client’s insurance company suggested that she sue her friend after being in an auto accident.
This segment of The Law and You features Eugene, Oregon personal injury trial lawyer Don Corson speaking about a case where he helped a man involved in a bicycle-car collision fight back against an insurance company who accused him of wrongdoing.
This segment of The Law and You focuses on the statute of ultimate repose, a law that protects corporations from full responsibility for harm caused by unsafe products they were involved in designing, manufacturing, and distributing.
This segment of The Law and You features Eugene, Oregon personal injury trial lawyer Lara Johnson bringing awareness to the child poisoning threat posed by access to adult drugs.
When someone enters a nursing home, there is a mountain of paperwork to fill out. Sometimes the paperwork is completed by the resident, sometimes by a family member. People should have time to review the documents, ask questions, and have the documents reviewed by a trusted friend or an attorney before signing them.
This segment of The Law and You features personal injury trial lawyer Don Corson bringing awareness on Oregon’s crosswalk laws and how they keep pedestrians safe from injury.
“Our elderly parents, grandparents, and other loved ones should be treated with the utmost respect, yet too many nursing homes are cited with abuses that we don’t know about. This report from Human Rights Watch on over medicating is horrendous,” said Attorney Lara Johnson, who prosecutes elder abuse cases and served on the Oregon Governor’s Elder Abuse Prevention Workgroup.
House Bill 2205 expanded the list of mandatory reporters of elder abuse. Under the new law, public or private official mandatory reporters include attorneys, dentists, optometrists, and chiropractors.
Nursing homes, whether called skilled nursing facilities, residential care facilities, memory care centers, or assisted living centers, now rival restaurant chains as a growing presence on the American landscape.
This segment of The Law and You features personal injury trial lawyer Don Corson bringing awareness to the child safety threat that riding lawnmowers and other home power equipment present.
Riding lawnmowers are the single biggest cause of child lower limb amputations in the U.S. The most serious amputations typically involve a riding lawnmower that is backing up and runs over a very young child the adult operator did not see.
Our law firm teamed with local shop Bicycle Way of Life to start the Brain Bucket Brigade. Every year, this program provides bike helmets to kids who might otherwise be unable to afford such a basic safety necessity.
The folks at Bicycle Way of Life make sure each child is properly fitted with their new helmet and coached on when/how to replace it.
In 2017, 5,977 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes in the United States. That’s about one death every 88 minutes
NHTSA raises awareness of the dangers to pedestrians by providing safety tips, educational material and other resources.
This segment of The Law and You addresses truck collision cases. These are often complicated cases that involve not only the driver but the driver’s employer and even the equipment manufacturer.
This segment of The Law and You features personal injury trial lawyer Don Corson discussing the rising incidence of serious injuries and fatalities among motorcyclists.
This segment of The Law and You features Eugene, Oregon personal injury trial lawyer Don Corson discussing techniques and tips to keep motorcycles and cars safe on the roadways.
The time following a vehicle collision can feel overwhelming, but it’s important to remember several key things to make sure everybody is safe, and follow-ups go smoothly. Make sure you do these 4 things to cover your bases after a crash.
We see it over and over again: someone is hurt in a car wreck, and an adverse insurance adjuster insists on getting a release for the injured person’s medical records or they will “close” the claim. The adverse insurance company, in fact, has no legal right in Oregon to a release for medical records, and “closing” the claim means nothing.
1. Your medical records are private and should not be shared.
2. You are under no obligation to help the other insurance company build its case against you.
3. Social media is the adverse insurance company’s best friend.
4. DO NOT accept any offer until you talk with an attorney who knows how to protect your rights.
1. The Law Favors Those Who Move Quickly
2. Investigation by qualified Attorneys Needed to Determine Fault
3. SOME Serious Injuries Don’t Show Up Immediately After A Collision
4. Don’t Fall for Insurance Companies’ “Get Quick Compensation” Offer
5. When to File a Lawsuit After Suffering Severe Injuries From A Car or Truck Collision
6. Car or Truck Accidents On The Job Can Go Beyond Workers’ Compensation
Concussions and brain injuries have been a hot topic in professional and college sports lately with the majority of attention focused on the dangers suffered by the men who play football. According to NCAA data, women’s sports account for five of the 10 college sports with the very highest concussion rates.
The Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) recent report, Traumatic Brain Injury Epidemiology and Rehabilitation, addresses the prevalence of TBI, outcomes of TBI, and effectiveness of current methods for rehabilitation.
After January 1, 2014, Jenna’s Law (Oregon Senate Bill 721) required sports leagues or non-school athletic teams to educate children over 12 and adults who are involved in their teams in recognizing and handling concussions.