Read About Injury and Disability News in Washington and Oregon
We are always watching for recent news items affecting Oregon and Washington injury or disability issues. Whether it's a new decision from the Oregon or Washington Courts, or the Workers' Compensation Board, we keep you updated with stories that can help you understand the process.
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Study Suggests Drugged Driving Was More Fatal Than Drunk Driving A recent study Found that in 2015, more fatally injured driver's tested positive for drug use than alcohol.Still, drunk driving remains the bigger problem.
Pedestrian Death Rate Surges in Washington State Cell phones, gas prices and an improved economy are some of the factors associated with an alarming increase in pedestrian deaths in 2015.
Guardrails Scrapped In Virginia The State of Virginia scrapped Trinity guardrails after safety test revealed increased risk of death or injury. Several other lawsuits alleged that their injury
Oregon Court of Appeals Rules on Biomechanical Testimony Sometimes, insurance companies hire "biomechanists," to testify that some auto collisions cannot cause injury.The Court of Appeals recently ruled on this issue.