What to Do If You Are Bitten or Injured by a Dog

While nearly everyone who has ever owned a dog views their furry friends as “man’s best friend,” those who have been bitten or attacked by a dog likely feel the opposite. Getting bitten by a dog can be both physically and emotionally traumatizing. While thousands of people are bitten and seriously injured by dogs every […]

Planning for Retirement with Social Security Benefits

If you are considering retirement, it is important to carefully plan and budget to ensure you can meet your retirement savings goals in a timely manner. In addition to regular savings, you may be entitled to supplement your retirement with Social Security benefits. Learn more about Social Security below to see how it can significantly […]

How to Know if Your Doctor Committed Malpractice

When you have received an injury or suffered physically due to an event that occurred in a hospital or doctor’s office, you may be wondering if you can sue the health care provider for malpractice. There are a few conditions that determine whether an event qualifies as malpractice. If your circumstance fits these conditions, you […]

What Is the Discovery Rule in Personal Injury Law

One of the most important legal concepts to navigate during the course of a personal injury lawsuit is the statute of limitations for the claim. A statute of limitations is essentially a time limit in which a claimant must take legal action for a personal injury. In Oregon, the statute of limitations for most personal […]

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 meet with you to determine your rights and advise you on the process of pursuing […]

What is Workers’ Compensation?

Workers’ Compensation is compensation to employees that are injured on the job.  In Oregon, you don’t have to prove that you did something wrong or the employer did anything wrong to receive compensation for your injury.  You can get compensated if you got hurt on the job.  You may get worker’s compensation benefits for time […]

Oregon E-Scooter Accident Attorneys

E-scooters are a way for pedestrians to expedite their commutes for both work and leisure. In the larger metropolitan areas of Oregon, it is not uncommon to see tens or hundreds of e-scooter riders on the commute to work. Though Medford is not a huge city, it is likely that residents of our city visit […]

Oregon Personal Injury Law and Recoverable Damages

In the state of Oregon, if another party is at fault for injuring you and/or damaging your property, you are entitled to recover those damages. However, it is vitally important that you speak with a personal injury attorney in such a case. Do not rely on insurance adjusters, as they are not working for you […]

How Are Lost Wages Calculated in Oregon?

If a negligent party injures you, you can recover damages to compensate you for your expenses and anguish. These damages can cover pain and suffering, property damage, and medical expenses. They can also cover lost wages. Calculating your lost wages is not as easy as it may at first seem. There are a lot of […]

What Is Wrongful Death

A wrongful death is usually sudden and unexpected, putting a wrench in a family’s plans. It can cause hardship for the surviving family members as well as a loss of income for a family. While no amount of money can bring back a lost family member, it helps ease the stress of the situation by […]