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Introducing the newest member of our team – Attorney Don G. Johnson

Don was born and raised in Salem, Oregon, and after graduating from Sprague High School, he served a two-year service mission for his church in various parts of Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. Don graduated from Brigham Young University – Idaho with a bachelor’s degree in business management. During his time as an undergraduate student … Continue reading Introducing the newest member of our team – Attorney Don G. Johnson

Special standards apply in motorcycle accidents

Even under the best of circumstances, riding a motorcycle can be a dangerous proposition. Studies have shown that riding a motorcycle means that a person is more than 30 times as likely to die in an accident than if they are in a car. While safety measures help, they are not a panacea. Under Oregon … Continue reading Special standards apply in motorcycle accidents

There are many possible defendants in a truck accident case

The bigger the vehicle, the bigger the chances are for a catastrophic accident. That’s why big rig truck accidents are the most frightening and devastating types of accidents, not only in Portland, but on all of our nation’s roadways. Overall, it’s been shown that truck drivers are less likely to be involved in an accident … Continue reading There are many possible defendants in a truck accident case

What to look for when you want the best possible personal injury attorney

If you’re looking to retain the best possible personal injury attorney in the greater Portland area, there are several things you should take into consideration: Experience. Personal injury law is a very specialized area of practice. Because of this, experience does count in comparison to other more general parts of the legal system. An experienced … Continue reading What to look for when you want the best possible personal injury attorney

A fatal crash may be grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit

There are few things more upsetting in life than to lose a loved one in a fatal car accident. Whether the news is delivered by a loved one in a late night call, or by a member of the law enforcement community, there is no easy way to get through the initial pain and shock … Continue reading A fatal crash may be grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit

The basics of child custody statutes in Oregon

In a divorce, one of the most contentious issues that family members and their attorneys face is who will have custody of the children and under what terms. To better understand what the process and outcome might be, here are some basic statutes that apply to custody cases in Salem and throughout the state of … Continue reading The basics of child custody statutes in Oregon