Understanding Oregon’s Comparative Negligence Law

Every personal injury case revolves around the legal concept of negligence, or a party’s failure to exercise reasonable care. A plaintiff in a personal injury claim must prove the defendant in the case failed to exercise this standard of care … Continued

What to Expect from a Workers’ Compensation Claim

The goal of the workers’ compensation system is to provide financial relief and job security to workers injured during the course of their job duties. Oregon state law requires all employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance coverage with only a … Continued

Breathalyzer Test in Oregon

Police officers throughout Oregon have a professional duty to identify and stop drunk drivers whenever they suspect driving under the influence, and one of the most important tools they use to identify drunk drivers is the chemical test. A police … Continued

How to Avoid Winter Motorcycle Accidents

If you continue riding your motorcycle during the winter months in Medford, Oregon, then there are a few tips you can follow to prevent accidents.  It is essential to become more alert when riding during the winter months as drivers … Continued

Did a Product Injure You

If you live in the Medford, Oregon area, and a product recently caused you injury, consider these steps to making sure that you have the right information to move forward with a potential case.  Shlesinger & deVillenueve is happy to … Continued

Cautious Winter Driving

It is crucial to exercise extra care when driving during the winter months in Medford, Oregon. Consider eliminating all distractions so that you and your passengers are as safe as possible.  Also, designate an emergency contact that knows your travel … Continued

How to Avoid Pedestrian Accidents in the Dark

As it gets cold and there are fewer hours of sunlight, it is crucial to make sure that pedestrians and drivers are more aware of pedestrians crossing the streets in Oregon’s early darkening days.  Focusing on being alert during the … Continued

Winter Falls and Slips

If you live in Oregon, and fell or slipped on ice or snow, then you may need a lawyer if you were injured.  During the winter months, injuries because of snow and ice on sidewalks and in parking lots are … Continued