Distracted driving cited in traffic deaths

The Associated press WASHINGTON — Auto insurers believe drivers who text, use smartphone apps or are otherwise distracted are a big factor in the recent surge in traffic fatalities and injuries, an industry official said Thursday. The Transportation Department recently announced that deaths spiked 10.4 percent in the first six months of this year. That followed a 7.2 percent increase …

Doctor Confesses: I Lied to Protect My Colleague in a Medical Malpractice Suit

Jensen, Elmore & Stupasky are leading litigators in Eugene with regards to Medical Negligence. This story was orginally posted by Pacific Standard magazine and can be found here. A surgeon who lied about his partner’s skills on the witness stand has been haunted by the deception for nearly two decades. Almost two decades ago Dr. Lars Aanning sat on the …

Forced Mandatory Arbitration

“Arbitration is a fast way to get a decision when you are in a dispute. Arbitration is more flexible and less formal than court. Usually, an arbitration can be scheduled faster than a trial. Sometimes, if the parties want, arbitrators can decide things that judges are not allowed to decide. Arbitration is like a trial but less formal. In arbitration, …

Oregon Tort Law Limitations

If you are injured by the negligence, carelessness or recklessness of a public body in the State of Oregon, there are limits to to the damages you can claim from the government. Effective July 1, 2015, we have new limitations on Oregon Tort Claims involving claims against public bodies. These limitations only apply to claims against public bodies. If your …

What to do when you are in a car accident

Here’s a helpful video explaining what to do after an accident. Of course I’d like to add one more step: Call us today at (541) 342-1141 for a free consultation.