Personal Injury

Cars Equipped with Front Crash Prevention Slash Rear-End Accidents

July 19, 2018

You can’t stop progress – or at least that’s what they say, right. And, in the case of equipping modern vehicles with front crash prevention technology, why would you want to? Studies have shown the technology could have already saved thousands of lives, if it were already being used today….
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Distracted Driving Realities Every Oregonian Should Consider

May 21, 2018

It’s time Oregon drivers had an intervention about the dangers of distracted driving, because according to the Oregon Department of Transportation someone in Oregon is injured every three minutes due to distracted driving accidents. For that very reason, the Oregon Transportation Commission is organizing a Distracted Driving Task Force to…
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IIHS Study Proves Faster Speeds Equal More Deaths

October 20, 2017

Motorists everywhere would do well to heed the sage advice of the late, great Mahatma Gandhi – “There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.” Even the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) Highway Loss Data Institute has found through its research and studies that increasing speed limits…
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Feds Step Up Takata Air Bag Recall

July 15, 2016

The federal government is cranking up its efforts to get the word out about defective Takata airbags after the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) discovered the underlying cause of the inflator’s ability to rupture.1 The NHTSA hopes its efforts will accelerate the repair an additional 40…
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NFL Player Explains Why He Hid Brain Injury from League

June 17, 2016

For all the hoopla being made about NFL concussions (does the NFL take responsibility or not? etc.), the Indianapolis Colts running back Tyler Varga has a harrowing story that deals with his rise to the big leagues and the painful battle he had with his concussion. In short, Varga experienced…
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Support for TBI Survivors Is Focus of 2016 Brain Injury Awareness Month

March 2, 2016

March is national brain injury awareness month, and this year’s campaign is focused on letting brain injury survivors know that they are not alone – and that support is out there if they know where to look. The goals of this national campaign, which is led each year by the…
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Portland Drivers Are Among the Worst in the Nation, Study Reveals

February 29, 2016

Portland won’t be having any parades to celebrate its car safety record anytime soon, as it was recently ranked near bottom of the list on Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report 2015. In fact, Portland ranked 183 out of 200 of America’s largest cities for Allstate’s annual ranking of the cities…
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5 Steps to Take after a Slip & Fall Accident

August 20, 2015

Slip and falls cause about 1 million Americans to go to the emergency room each year. While these accidents can result in a range of injuries – the most serious of which result in broken bones and chronic pain/impairments, knowing what to do after a slip and fall happens can be…
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3 Facts to Know for National Safety Month

June 10, 2015

During the month of June, the National Safety Council (NSC) is sponsoring National Safety Month to educate the public about the risks they face on the roads and at work. Given that the goal of this month is help people understand how they can better protect themselves and reduce their…
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March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month

February 28, 2015

Tomorrow, organizations throughout the U.S. will be banning together in support of National Brain Injury Awareness Month. While various campaigns are being held throughout the month to raise public awareness and support for ongoing brain injury prevention and research efforts, we thought that, in support of National Brain Injury Awareness…
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