Southeast Portland is particularly dangerous for bicyclists. Traffic accident statistics show that it has a high concentration of bicycle versus automobile accidents in comparison to other areas of the city. Approximately 1,600 car versus bike crashes happened in the area during the period of 2009 through 2013.
Some who work in the agricultural field in Oregon know that many of the jobs have an element of danger. It can only take a small move to make a person suffer a severe personal injury. This was the case for one young man who recently won a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the machine that maimed him.
An Oregon man remains in the hospital after he was the victim of a recent accident. The man was standing along the Willamette River when a car accident happened. Several others were injured in the bizarre incident.
A young driver faces criminal and potential personal injury liability after an early morning incident on an Oregon roadway. The man was at the wheel of a SUV-type vehicle that was involved in a single-car crash. The car accident ended with injury to all of those who were in the car when it happened.
Oregon officials are working to determine the exact details of a car accident that happened on Easter Sunday. Though details were few shortly after the crash, it is clear that the crash resulted in personal injury to several people, though specifics as to the degree of injury have yet to be published. Now, those who have been injured may find that they are able to make a claim against the driver or drivers deemed to be at fault under our state's laws.
The details surrounding a recent Portland car accident remain few as police continue to investigate. However, it is known that one local woman who was a passenger in the involved vehicle was severely injured as a result of the car accident. The incident occurred in the late evening hours on a weekend day.
Oregon's cold, wet winter weather may have contributed to a recent crash that sent four young people to a local hospital. The car accident happened in the early hours of a weekend morning on Highway 206. It ended with one victim pinned under a vehicle. It remains to be seen whether the driver will face any charges in the incident.
An Oregon man is accused of leaving the scene of an accident after a late night crash along a Portland area roadway. The man is said to have walked away from a car accident that ended in the death of another person in the vehicle. The crash victim died at Oregon Health Sciences University after being taken there for medical treatment.
Workers' compensation is intended to help Oregon workers who have been injured or even killed on the job and their families. Now, reports indicate that increasing medical costs for those workers may be one of the reasons that the cost of workers' compensation insurance is rising in our state. In fact, the costs for these important benefits have risen over the past two years after years of decline. Now, employers in our state will expect to pay an average of $1.52 per $100 in payroll next year, according to reports.