Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress in Oregon

In December, 2016, the Oregon Supreme Court recognized the tort of negligent infliction of emotional distress without a physical impact. Philibert v. Kluser, 360 OR 698 (2016). This was a change. Since 1986, Oregon law has been clear that Oregon follows the “impact” test, that required a physical impact in order to recover for emotional [...]

By |2017-05-13T23:56:22+00:00February 13th, 2017|Auto Accident Injuries, General, Injury Attorney, Personal Injury Law, Personal Injury Protection|Comments Off on Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress in Oregon

Wrongful death actions in Oregon

In Oregon, wrongful death actions are governed by statute. The people that may bring a wrongful death action include spouses, children and parents of the deceased. The action is brought by the personal representative of the decedent for the benefit of such person or persons. Also included are step children and step parents, and person(s) [...]

By |2017-05-14T00:05:05+00:00November 29th, 2016|General, Lawsuit, Personal Injury Law, Personal Injury Protection, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Wrongful death actions in Oregon

Snapchat speed filter gives rise to lawsuits

Snapchat, a popular social networking platform, has a feature, or filter that allows the user to post the speed he or she is travelling at laid over a photograph. The problem is that some people then want to post pictures of them driving at excessive speeds. Snapchat has been sued by a woman named Wentworth [...]

By |2017-05-14T00:32:45+00:00May 4th, 2016|Auto Accident Injuries, General, Injury Attorney, Personal Injury Law, Personal Injury Protection, Snap Chat|Comments Off on Snapchat speed filter gives rise to lawsuits

Oregon PIP (Personal Injury Protection) – Overview

Every automobile insurance policy in Oregon is required to include personal injury protection benefits, or PIP, in the amount of at least $15,000. This PIP protection benefit applies to the insured driver, other family members, children living with the insured (even if unrelated) and passengers. It also covers pedestrians and bicycle riders involved in a [...]

By |2017-05-14T00:58:02+00:00December 2nd, 2015|Personal Injury Protection|0 Comments