The Basics of Personal Injury Cases

Many individuals in Medford, OR, are unaware that if they sustain an injury caused by another party’s negligence, they have the legal right to hold them accountable. Personal injury law states that you can receive compensation if you can prove another party caused you physical, mental, or emotional injury. The law is fairly specific, but […]

Handling a Premise Liability Case in Oregon

If you get hurt on someone else’s property, whether it’s a commercial location or a private home, there is a chance that the property owner could be held responsible. The key comes from understanding how premise liability works in Oregon. Establishing the Injury Before you can even determine whether you have a case against the […]

Avoid Injury in the Warmer Months

Although we tend to classify winter as the most dangerous time of the year due to the hazardous road conditions and slippery pavement, surprisingly, when warmer weather begins to surface, more accidents tend to happen.  Some accidents can’t be avoided, but others are caused by silly mistakes or neglect. Being aware of how these accidents […]

Filing a Personal Injury Claim for Your Child

Parents always do all they can to protect their children to the best of their abilities.  Unfortunately, even with a diligent, watchful eye, accidents can happen. In some instances, these accidents and injuries can be caused by the negligence of someone else. For example, a restaurant may forget to turn off a hot plate, or […]

Shlesinger & deVilleneuve | Types of Burn Injuries in Personal Injury Cases

Types of Burn Injuries in Personal Injury Cases   Personal injury cases come with a multitude of different injury types and causes. Burn injuries are the most painful and can result from accidents and liability incidents, such as defective products, car accidents, or work-related accidents. If you suffered burns from someone else’s negligence, you deserve […]

Shlesinger & deVilleneuve | Holding Property Owners Liable for Winter Slip and Falls

Holding Property Owners Liable for Winter Slip and Falls   Winter weather is here, and with it comes plenty of hazardous conditions. Icy sidewalks and piles of snow can make walking more dangerous, and slip-and-fall injuries are common this time of year. Property and business owners are responsible for keeping their premises safe and hazard-free. […]

Understanding Worker’s Compensation in Oregon

Worker’s compensation exists to help anyone who got hurt on the job, as it’s the responsibility of the employer to minimize risk and ensure their employees are safe. In Oregon, the complexity of these laws may make it hard to know what you’re entitled to and when. You Need to Do It Soon After an […]

Seeking a Personal Injury Claim for a Defective Product

A defective product can cause harm when we least expect it, especially if it’s an item we’re meant to use regularly. If this harm was caused by the manufacturer or salesperson, you can pursue a personal injury claim in the state of Oregon, but these cases are complicated, and you need to get your information […]

Can You Seek a Personal Injury Claim Against a Cat

Personal injury claims that involve animals most typically involve injuries caused by dogs. This makes sense since dogs are larger, and tend to be more territorial about their property. Dogs can also be trained to be aggressive towards strangers. Dogs that do attack tend to cause more damage as well due to their size and […]

What Is Pain and Suffering in a Personal Injury Claim

When it comes to personal injury claims, you’ll often hear the term pain and suffering used when evaluating damages. The terms pain and suffering are used to describe both the physical and mental anguish that arose due to the incident. While the phrase may be familiar, what it means might not be as clear. When […]