How to Fix Your Public Reputation

If you are a business person or public figure, your reputation is important. Unfortunately, your reputation and public image can be tarnished by the careless or intentionally slanderous words of another. If someone has made a false or harmful statement about you that hurts your business, livelihood, or public reputation, call our firm. You may […]

Was It Medical Malpractice

Even doctors make mistakes. Every year, thousands of Americans die, or experience worsened medical conditions due to mistakes made by hospitals and health care professionals. What Is Medical Malpractice? According to CNBC, medical errors or negligence is the third-leading cause of death in the US after heart disease and cancer. According to the study, medical […]

Are You Liable for a Bad Weather Auto Accident

Bad weather and inclement driving conditions account for many auto accidents every year here in Oregon. With heavy snowstorms, icy roads, and poor visibility, even the best drivers can get into accidents due to bad winter roads. In fact, it is not uncommon to hear of accidents in Oregon resulting from inclement weather conditions.No matter […]

How Your Seatbelt Could Affect Your Personal Injury Case

Oregon is one of 16 states that currently allow the seatbelt defense. This means if you are in a car accident and you were not wearing your seatbelt, the other party’s lawyer could attempt to reduce your settlement amount. Let’s take a look at some of the major implications of not wearing your seatbelt.   […]

Recognizing Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) usually occurs when a body is thrown around from a sudden movement. This can include a car accident, bicycle accident, motorcycle accident, and more. It can also occur if a piece of debris or hard object like a bullet enters the brain, causing damage. Let’s take a look at some […]

Shlesinger & deVilleneuve: Your Oregon, Personal Injury Attorneys

When you’ve suffered an injury, you encounter a lot of stress in your life. From recovery to medical bills to insurance claims, it can take you more time than you like to help get your life back on track. At Shlesinger & deVilleneuve, we understand these challenges and want to help support you when it […]

Proving Injuries in Car Accident Cases

Being able to successfully pursue your car accident case means being able to prove the full extent of your injuries. This may sound simple enough, but unfortunately, when dealing with car insurance companies, nothing is that simple. That is why it is important not to delay getting treatment immediately following the car accident or have […]

Been In A Bicycle Accident?

The most common way that people are injured or killed by riding their bicycle is to be hit by a car or a package delivery truck. Even though Oregon as a state is a bike path-friendly place, a cyclist could cross more than 100 mini-intersections on their way to work. Every street is lined with […]

What is my case worth?

At Shlesinger & deVilleneuve every motor vehicle case that we see is unique, and no two people suffer the exact same injuries or damages. One person may be able to return to work in a few months while another may be permanently disabled. Yet another may have been killed in the crash and it is […]

Slip and Fall Advice

Gathering Evidence in a Slip and Fall Case A premises liability case can be extremely complex and can be difficult to prove, or it can be relatively easy and straight forward. Virtually every store and parking lot these days falls under the surveillance of security cameras and the first thing we try to do is […]