Injured In A Hillsboro Car Accident? Get The Help You Deserve

After successfully litigating hundreds of cases, I know what to expect from insurance companies. I use the knowledge and experience gained to maximize my client's recovery. A severe personal injury claim affects more than just your pocketbook, every aspect of your life is touched. My firm strives for compassionate representation through every step of your personal injury case.
Johnson Law, P.C. - Partner
Justin Johnson
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Personal Injury Attorney
Justin Johnson

Hillsboro Car Accident Lawyer

One minute you were driving to work down TV highway, the next, your world was a whirlwind of screeching tires, shattering glass, and the jolt of impact. Now, the pain and the fear are just the beginning. Your phone won't stop buzzing with insurance calls, the bills are already piling up, and you don't even know where to start. Everything you worked for – your car, your health, your peace of mind – feels under attack. And with every passing minute, your chance of getting the help you deserve is slipping away.

Please, even if you don't contact us, have your case reviewed by an attorney. Hillsboro is our home, and we care about our community. You deserve full compensation.

Client Review: "...If I could go back in time I probably would have his assistance since day 1 after the accident. When you think you can handle everything by yourself, please consider it twice and ask for a professional support..."

G. I. Google Review

Evidence Is Disappearing – Act Now

We don't want to scare you! Unfortunately, the insurance companies use that against us. If you were in an accident the proof of what happened and who's responsible is fading away. Delayed treatment destroys far too many cases.

Here are some examples of evidence that needs to be secured as soon as possible:

  • Injuries: Bruises and cuts often heal significantly within days of an accident. Take photos immediately to document the full impact of the injuries.
  • Vehicle Position: The final position of the cars tells a crucial story. Before help arrives, well-meaning witnesses or others might move the vehicles, obscuring vital evidence.
  • Witness Memories: Details fade fast. What color was the light? What did the other driver say? Witnesses who seemed clear at the scene can become less certain with time.
  • Security Camera Footage: Footage on busy Hillsboro roads like Tualatin Valley Hwy is often deleted within days. This evidence can be vital in proving liability.
  • Vehicle Damage: Scratches and dents provide proof of the accident's force. These get repaired quickly, erasing important evidence.
  • "Black Box" Data: Modern cars often record crucial data like speed and braking. This can be overwritten or requires specialist retrieval before it's lost.

This is all evidence, that if lost, the insurance company will use against you to minimize their payout. Don't hand them that advantage!

The Hidden Costs & The Insurance Company Trap

That "minor" neck pain... the soreness you're sure will go away... these could be the first signs of injuries that will disrupt your life for years.

We see this all the time!

Car accidents are notorious for causing long-term problems that lead to thousands in medical bills, missed work, and lost quality of life. Maybe it requires surgery down the road. Maybe chronic pain limits your ability to do the job you love or simply play with your kids.

Insurance companies want you to focus on the here and now – a quick repair bill and a small check. They're not on your side. A Hillsboro Car Accident Lawyer is! The Insurance companies are gambling that you won't realize the true scope of your injuries until it's too late to fight for the full compensation you deserve.

Don't fall into their trap!

We work with medical experts to understand the potential long-term costs – not just today's doctor's visit, but the physical therapy, the potential for future procedures, and the impact on your ability to earn a living. It's about protecting your future, not giving the insurance company an easy win.

Client Review: "...I had no experience or any knowledge being in my situation, which was very intimidating! But they did all the hard work and made me feel so comfortable throughout the entire process, they were my backbone..."

S.C. Google Review

However, we don't stop at just medical bills. You must know the other forms of compensation you're rightfully owed!

The True Cost of an Accident: Beyond Medical Bills

The costs of a car accident extend far beyond doctor's visits and hospital stays. They seep into every corner of your life:

  • Lost Income: Time off work for recovery means lost wages, using up precious sick time, or the fear of losing your job altogether. Those missed paychecks create a cascade of stress – paying rent, buying groceries, providing for your family.
  • Long-Term Disability: Severe injuries can change your earning potential for years, possibly even permanently. The career you built may become impossible, forcing you into a lower-paying role or leaving you unable to work at all.
  • Ongoing Medical Care: The initial treatment may just be the start. Physical therapy, specialist appointments, and medication could add up to staggering costs down the line, creating a revolving door of bills and worry.
  • Emotional Toll: The pain, the flashbacks, the sleepless nights, the constant anxiety about the future – it takes a toll on your mental health and spills over into your relationships.
  • Burden on Loved Ones: Family members often become caregivers, sacrificing their own time and energy to help you heal. The stress ripples outward, impacting everyone you love.

Our Hillsboro Car Accident lawyers understand that an accident doesn't just break your car or your body; it breaks your sense of security. Our role is to fight for compensation that addresses the full impact so that you can reclaim your future.

What Sets Us Apart

We're not just a large national law firm chasing cases. Our Hillsboro car accident lawyers are your neighbors, fighting to make our community stronger.

Here's what makes us different:

  • From Beginning To End: Some law firms only handle cases through pre-litigation. Our attorneys are with you every step of the way and are not afraid to take your case to trial.
  • Hillsboro is Our Home: We're deeply invested in this community. Our kids go to the same schools, we shop at the same stores, we face the same traffic... so much traffic. Your struggle impacts us personally, fueling our determination to get you the best possible outcome.
  • Deep Local Knowledge: We know the ins and outs of Hillsboro traffic patterns, the quirks of different insurance policies, and how to work with local medical professionals for expert testimony. This local skill set translates into improving your compensation potential.
  • Focus on Your Future, Not Just Today: Insurance companies want you to settle fast and cheap. We uncover the true long-term financial needs created by this accident and the medical care you might require for years to come. It's about securing your future stability, not a quick payout.
  • Compassionate & Relentless: We understand this accident is a nightmare. We'll shoulder the burden of dealing with insurance companies and legalese, giving you the space to heal. But make no mistake – we bring relentless determination to every case, never backing down until you get the justice you deserve.

"Justin was responsive and made things very understandable. His work is very straight forward, honest, and professional. We appreciate the kindness and consideration from him, his paralegal Erin, and the entire staff at Johnson Law."

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It's Not Just About the Money

Yes, we fight for every dollar you deserve. But money doesn't heal wounds or turn back the clock. The true impact of an accident goes deeper:

  • Lost Time: The hours agonizing in waiting rooms, struggling through physical therapy, or missing out on family milestones – that time is stolen from you.
  • Pain & Suffering: The throbbing aches, the sleepless nights, the flashbacks that jolt you awake – these leave invisible scars.
  • Diminished Quality of Life: Maybe it's never being able to fully enjoy your favorite hobbies, struggling with daily tasks, or constantly being reminded of the accident through lingering pain. These losses diminish your everyday happiness.
  • Stress & Uncertainty: The endless stream of bills, the confusing insurance forms, the fear of what the future holds – it's mentally and emotionally exhausting.
  • Damaged Relationships: The strain of your injuries can ripple outward, taking a toll on your loved ones. The frustration and fear can lead to short tempers, distance, and a sense of isolation.

We understand that no settlement will make this like it never happened. A Hillsboro Car Accident lawyer fights for compensation that addresses the full picture, so you can reclaim your peace of mind and rebuild a life you love without the constant shadow of this accident.

Don't Fight This Alone

Insurance companies are complex machines designed to minimize payouts, not help accident victims. They have teams of lawyers and adjusters working to protect their profits, not your well-being.

Here are some examples of the tools they use against you:

  • Confusing Legalese: Insurance policies and legal documents are intentionally filled with jargon and loopholes. They're designed to discourage you from fully understanding your rights. One misinterpretation could cost you thousands.
  • Lowball Offers: They know you're hurting and stressed. Their first settlement offer will sound tempting, but it's often a fraction of what you're truly entitled to.
  • Delay Tactics: If they can't rush you into accepting a quick lowball they drag out the process. Insurance companies hope you'll give up and accept whatever they offer. Every delay weakens your case and gives them more leverage.
  • Unequal Resources: You're facing a corporation with deep pockets and vast experience in fighting every type of claim. Without adequate legal representation, you're at a severe disadvantage.

Attorney Reed Johnson

We level the playing field. We know their tactics and how to counter them. We meticulously collect evidence, consult with medical specialists, and negotiate aggressively to secure the maximum compensation possible. We shoulder the burden of this fight, so you can focus on what truly matters – your recovery.

Start Recovering

Every day you wait is another day of stress, another day of feeling overwhelmed, and another day the insurance company gets the upper hand. Don't let them control your future.

We offer a free, no-obligation consultation to review your case. Experience the relief of knowing you have a team of proven professionals on your side:

  • We take immediate action to secure evidence before it's lost forever.
  • We handle the insurance company games and paperwork, so you don't have to.
  • We fight for the full compensation that will help you rebuild your life, not just cover today's bills.

You've been through enough. Let a local award-winning lawyer help. Contact us today and our Hillsboro car accident attorneys can start fighting for the future you deserve.

Free Consultations

We will review your case for free.

No Win, No Fee

Pay us nothing unless we get you a better settlement.

No Up-Front Fees

We work on contingency.

  • Proven Results in Hillsboro: Our track record speaks for itself. We've handled thousands of Hillsboro car accident cases, and have a history of winning substantial settlements for our clients. We understand the unique challenges of accidents in Hillsboro and will build a strong case on your behalf.
  • Understanding Your Needs: Beyond securing a settlement, we take care of the complexities – medical bills, lost wages, dealing with insurance companies, and addressing the emotional toll of a car accident.
  • No Recovery, No Fee: You're already hurting, finances shouldn't be an added worry. There are no out-of-pocket costs. We work on a contingency basis – we don't earn a cent until we win your case.

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We fight insurance companies for our clients. We do this every day. Our attorneys have recovered millions for our clients.

Hillsboro Car Accident Law Firm

Our office is located in Orenco Station Town Center.

Address: 1323 NE Orenco Station Pkwy Suite 210, Hillsboro, OR 97124

Directions: Google Link

Car Accidents and Injury Types

Our Hillsboro car accident attorneys regularly handle cases where people have been rear-ended and have whiplash.

We also regularly handle severe cases where people have been T-boned and have catastrophic injuries.

We also handle Wrongful Death matters, multi-car accidents, accidents caused by an uninsured motorist, and much much more. Call to see how we can help.

For car accidents ranging from diminished value to catastrophic injury and wrongful death, a Hillsboro Car Accident attorney at Johnson Law is able to assist you or your loved ones in their time of need.

It is imperative that you find an experienced and aggressive advocate to hold the insurance company accountable for your injuries.

Hillsboro Car Accident Lawyer On Your Rights

You also have a right to compensation for other harms that you suffered that are harder to quantify. People often talk about “pain and suffering” damages in car crash cases, but it is more than that. You deserve, under the law, to be compensated for more than just experiencing pain. Oregon law also considers the interruption and interference in your life.

You have a right to be compensated if you were injured due to someone else’s negligent or intentional conduct. Compensation includes being reimbursed for any medical expenses, lost wages, or damage to your vehicle. However, more potential compensation exists.

Photograph of Attorney Ralph Gzik

You will never get back the time you have to spend at the doctor’s office, or the blood and sweat you expend in physical therapy recovering from a serious injury. However, you can be compensated for it by the at-fault driver’s insurance company.

The car accident lawyers at Johnson Law also know what juries in the metro area have awarded in similar cases. Let us put our knowledge and experience to work for you.

Hillsboro, Oregon Car Accident News

You want a car accident attorney who will use a variety of tools to maximize their client's recovery. One tool is an in-person crash site investigation. Often this is very useful. Other times we can get traffic camera footage. Unfortunately, sometimes people can't contact us immediately. However, that doesn't mean all potential evidence is lost.

News articles about car crashes can be incredibly useful for photo evidence of a crash. Sometimes clients are missing information or have no pictures of their accident. The associated press photos can be vital to proving negligence. They may show things important accident factors such as road conditions, signage, and visibility obstructions.

To find news reporting on Hillsboro car accidents you can use KGW8 or even search through the Hillsboro Police Department's Website.

How To Get Started

Call our office (971-205-3266) now for a phone consultation. Get connected quickly to an experienced Hillsboro car accident attorney. It is free and easy with no obligation.

Our front desk will work to immediately connect you with an attorney. You can explain your case and get answers from an experienced award-winning lawyer.

After a phone consultation, we will schedule a time to meet in person. You will sign some documents and meet the team.

Once you sign with us, you can relax and focus on recovering. We take it from there.

Hillsboro Oregon Special Court Rules and Procedures

Some courts/judges have specific procedures they follow. This information used to be hard to obtain, but now it is easily available online! Look up your specific judge on this page. Some pages are blank as the judges have no special procedures in their court. Additionally, these pages can have vital contact information for court staff.

Our Hillsboro car accident attorneys regularly take cases to trial and know the special court rules and procedures that must be followed. You can ask about special rules and procedures during a free consultation.

Civil Case Arbitration <$50,000 - Hillsboro, OR

One thing a Hillsboro car accident attorney will inform you is that if your civil case is seeking damages under $50,000 it is subject to mandatory arbitration. Arbitration is an alternative dispute resolution mechanism. Ideally, it provides quick and cost-effective resolutions to cases.

In arbitration, you do not go before a judge during a trial. Instead, cases are decided by an arbitrator. There is no jury. The arbitrator makes an award based on the evidence and testimony presented at a hearing. This award can then be turned into a formal judgment by the court. However, either party may appeal the decision to the court and request a trial.

Hillsboro Car Accident Report

If you were involved in a car accident you most likely have a legal obligation to report the accident to the DMV. If you are unsure of your situation feel free to call us to talk to a Hillsboro car accident attorney for a free consultation.

These are four situations when you MUST report the accident to Oregon's DMV:

  1. Damage to any vehicle is over $2,500 (even if your vehicle was the only one in the crash);
  2. Damages to any vehicle is over $2,500 and any vehicle is towed from the scene;
  3. Injury or death resulted from this accident; or
  4. Damages to anyone’s property other than a vehicle involved in this accident is more than $2,500.

It is important that you file a report when required. The DMV can suspend your license otherwise. Do not skip this vital step. Additionally, please know that a report submitted by the police to the DMV does not negate this requirement.

There are also times when you may want to report your accident to the DMV even if not required. If you were in an accident and the damages were less than $2,500, you can report to DMV if the other party doesn't have insurance. Be sure to clearly note on the accident report that it doesn't meet mandatory reporting criteria.

If you were involved in a traffic crash you may obtain the first page of the Oregon Traffic Crash report free of charge. This is done by completing a Public Records Request Form. This report is useful for insurance companies and attorneys involved in your case.

If you're unsure about car accident reporting for your accident call us to ask a Hillsboro car accident attorney about your case.

Washington County Circuit Court

The Washington County Circuit Court handles personal injury cases in Hillsboro, Oregon. As such, they handle car accident cases. If you hire a Hillsboro car accident lawyer your case may settle early or go to trial. If you do go to trial this is the courthouse you will be visiting.

Information used to be more difficult to find online about Oregon courts. Fortunately, Oregon now has websites holding information for each of its courts. You can always find up-to-date news and notices on the Washington County Circuit Court Website.

Washington County Circuit Court Map
150 N 1st Avenue MS37
Hillsboro, OR 97124

Washington County Court Info

This is the current information for the Washington County Court as of the time of posting. Please check the Washington county circuit court website for the most up-to-date information as well as check for important notices.

8:00am - 12:00PM

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Excluding Legal Holidays

Mailing Address
Washington County Circuit Court
Washington County Courthouse
150 N 1st Avenue MS37
Hillsboro, OR 97124

Courthouse Hours
Monday - Friday:
8:00am - 12:00pm

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Excluding Legal Holidays

ADA Contact
ADA Coordinator
Additional ADA information

Presiding Judge
Rebecca Guptill
Trial Court Administrator
Richard E. Moellmer

Building Addresses
Washington County Courthouse
145 NE 2nd Avenue
Hillsboro, Oregon 97124

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What should I do immediately after a car accident?

Ensure everyone's safety, call the police, gather evidence (photos, witness information), seek medical attention, and contact a car accident lawyer to protect your rights and start building your case.

How does Johnson Law, P.C. handle car accident cases?

Johnson Law, P.C. provides personalized attention, helps gather and preserve evidence, works with medical experts to assess long-term impacts, negotiates with insurance companies, and is prepared to take your case to trial if necessary.

What types of compensation can I expect from a car accident claim?

You may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, long-term disability, emotional distress, and property damage.

How much will it cost to hire a car accident lawyer at Johnson Law, P.C.?

Johnson Law, P.C. works on a contingency fee basis, meaning you pay nothing upfront and only pay if they win your case. The fee is a percentage of the settlement or verdict amount.

How long will my car accident case take to resolve?

The duration varies based on the complexity of the case, the severity of injuries, and whether a settlement can be reached or if the case goes to trial. Your lawyer can provide a more specific timeline based on your situation.

What if the other driver doesn't have insurance?

If the other driver is uninsured, your lawyer can help you explore other options for compensation, such as uninsured motorist coverage from your own insurance policy.

Can I still file a claim if I was partially at fault for the accident?

Yes, Oregon follows a comparative negligence rule, meaning you can still recover damages if you were partially at fault, but your compensation will be reduced by your percentage of fault.

Why should I hire a car accident lawyer in Hillsboro?

Hiring a car accident lawyer in Hillsboro ensures that you have an experienced advocate who understands local laws and can help you navigate insurance claims, gather evidence, and secure the compensation you deserve for medical bills, lost wages, and other damages.

Free Consultations

We will review your case for free.

No Win, No Fee

Pay us nothing unless we get you a better settlement.

No Up-Front Fees

We work on contingency.

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Example Results

Trucking Collision

Reed Johnson obtained this result for a client who had neck and shoulder surgery caused by the negligence of a trucking company.

Traumatic Brain Injury

Justin Johnson obtained this result when advocating for a client in a T-bone collision that resulted in a traumatic brain injury.

Car Crash

Johnson Law obtained this result for a rear-end collision that resulted in a neck injury requiring surgery.

Car vs. Moped

Justin Johnson obtained this result for a client in a non-contact car vs. moped incident resulting in a broken ankle.

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