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Wilson Pelot: A Cautionary Tale of Knowing When and When Not to Sue

In January of 2014, Wilson Pelot and his dad were hiking in Silver Falls State Park when disaster struck. A railing marked with caution tape broke under 10-year-old Wilson’s weight, and he fell forty feet down a cliff. Spinal fractures and a broken wrist...

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What Should I Do After A Car Accident?

Car accidents of any kind can disrupt lives, and even the best and most cautious of drivers can be involved in one. The worst car accidents cause injury or death, resulting in weeks, months, or even years of piecing lives back together. Taking some time...

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Injured on the Job? Timely Reporting is Important

While walking through your office one morning, you suddenly find yourself lying on the floor. You gingerly rise to your feet, pick up your dropped files, and proceed on your way. Your back hurts and since you’re fairly confident you aren’t badly injured, you...

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What to Do After a Motorcycle Crash

If you’re the owner of a motorcycle, you know that close calls are a regular occurrence. Motorists are often preoccupied or just not taking the time to look out for motorcyclists. We hope you’re never in a serious accident, but the possibilities are real....

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What Should I Do After a Boating Accident?

Summertime is boating time are good times, good memories, and sometimes a nice stringer of fish. Unfortunately, good days are sometimes marred by boating accidents. While we hope you and your loved ones have only great days on the water, knowing what to do if...

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I’ve Just Witnessed a Car Accident. What Should I Do?

Witnessing a car accident is something most of us will experience at least once in our lives. Most of us instinctively want to help however we can. It’s important to know how to do so safely, without putting our own lives, or the lives...

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