At the state-level personal injury matters are handled through civil courts at the county-level. Personal injury cases against the State of Oregon itself are a different matter. It should also be noted, some counties like Multnomah County have supplementary local rules (SLRs). An experienced personal injury attorney will know how to handle these supplemental rules.
The personal injury attorneys at Johnson Law understand that catastrophic or serious injuries can immediately and drastically affect your quality of life. The last thing you need to be concerned with is investigating the facts surrounding your claim and dealing with insurance companies that only want to minimize their liability at your expense. Many people do not realize that in order to receive the medical treatment needed to recover from injuries suffered in an accident, they will have to interact with their own insurance company. What many people find even more surprising is that their own insurance company always has a financial motivation to pay as little possible for their insured’s medical treatment.
While this is happening, it is crucial to investigate what caused your injury to occur. In other words, what entity is liable for the accident that you were a victim of? This investigation, which ideally occurs in the days immediately after you were injured, is vital if you are forced to go to trial to receive compensation for medical treatment, wage loss, and pain and impairment. The personal injury attorneys at Johnson Law are experienced litigators, and they will work aggressively to make sure that your rights under the law are protected and that ultimately you obtain the justice you deserve.
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