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Generous Settlement for Slip and Fall Accident Victim

Our client in this premises liability injury case was injured while a visiting her sister’s apartment complex. Late in the evening, our client went to retrieve some overnight items from her car in the apartment complex’s he apartment complex had hired a company to trim some of the tree limbs around the complex and the workers failed to properly clean up afterward. Our client did not see the loose tree limbs on the ground until it was too late: she stepped on one, fell, and was badly injured.

Portland Oregon Slip and Fall Injury AttorneysOur client was not insured at the time of the accident, but she went to the hospital anyway to get medical attention. Not knowing how to address her medical bill issue, she contacted the Portland Oregon slip and fall attorneys at Dwyer Williams Potter and asked us to represent her. Our dedicated premises liability attorneys learned that the apartment complex had no-fault medical insurance on the property. The complex’s insurer immediately paid our client its medical limits. Next, we contacted our client’s various medical providers and agreed to pay them out of the proceeds of the settlement for continuing to treat our client.

In the end, our client was able to get the treatment that she needed and to make a full recovery from her accident-related injuries. After she had fully recovered, we settled her case for a fair value. We were all thoroughly pleased with this result.

Fair Settlement for Oregon Couple Injured in Out-of-State Accident

Our client in this auto accident injury case was visiting the East Coast with his wife when the collision occurred. As he was driving, another motorist who was speeding in the fast lane suddenly tried to merge into our client’s lane. Unfortunately, he hadn’t left enough room to enter the lane without hitting our client’s car.

Oregon Auto Accident And Personal Injury AttorneysOur client was immediately injured by the impact of the collision. He and his wife visited the local emergency room immediately after the accident, but they decided not to seek any additional medical attention until they returned to Oregon after their vacation had ended.

Our client called the experienced Portland Oregon auto accident injury attorneys at Dwyer Williams Potter as soon as he had finished getting treated for his injuries. He needed help filing his out-of-State auto accident claim and knew our firm’s reputation for experience and dedication.

Our attorneys made contact with the at-fault driver’s insurance company and began negotiations. We were able to treat the case similarly to an Oregon case and ultimately we both claims for a fair amount. Our client and his wife made a full recovery.

Six Figure Settlement for Injured Portland Motorcyclist

This client was recently injured in a Portland motorcycle-auto accident.  While our client was riding through an intersection, a pickup truck turned in front of him, colliding with him and knocking him to the ground. Due to the extent of his accident-related injuries, our client required hospitalization for seven days following the accident. His most serious injuries included a fractured left elbow and a fractured pelvis that required surgery.

Portland Auto and Motorcycle Accident Injury LawyerIn addition to needing home health assistance directly after the accident, our client’s treatment required many follow-up doctor visits and extensive physical therapy. The main legal problem our client faced was that, because this was a motorcycle accident, there were no personal injury protection benefits available to pay his medical bills or wage loss. His health insurance company initially denied his medical bills because the accident was the fault of a third party.

He called the experienced Portland motorcycle and auto accident injury attorneys at Dwyer Williams Potter LLP so that we could help him get the compensation he deserved after this traumatic accident. We were quickly able to get our client’s health insurer to pay all of his medical bills. We also obtained a policy limit settlement with the at-fault driver’s insurance company and an under-insured settlement through our client’s insurance company.  Altogether, he recuperated a six figure settlement because of our help – smiles all around.

Pain and Suffering Settlement for Store Slip and Fall Accident Victim

Our client was shopping at a big box retailer with her daughter at the time of this accident. As she walked down an aisle she slipped and fell onto the floor. Once she had collected herself, she noticed that the floor she was standing on was covered in standing water. A wet floor warning sign had been set up at the end of the aisle, approximately 40 feet from where she fell. Apparently, the store had been aware of the spill and had done some clean up but not enough to keep its customers safe.

OurOregon Slip and Fall Injury Attorneys client injured her hip as a direct result of this fall. Although the claims adjuster made her a settlement offer, that offer only covered her medical bills. Our client felt that she was entitled to pain and suffering compensation as well and she hired our experienced Portland slip and fall injury law firm to help her increase the settlement being offered to her.

After evaluating our client’s claim, we discussed it with her and sent a demand package to the retail store.  Several rounds of negotiation later, the case settled for a fair amount including all of our client’s accident-related medical expenses as well as compensation for her pain and suffering.  We were able to get our client three times the pain and suffering amount that she had been offered prior to hiring the seasoned Oregon premises liability attorneys at Dwyer Williams Potter LLP.

Out of State Auto Accident Injury Victim Gets Settlement

Our client in this case was visiting Portland from another state.  As he was driving his truck, he came to an intersection downtown where he had a green light.  He was half way through the intersection when another motorist ran a red light, t-boning our client’s truck and injuring him.

Portland Oregon Auto Accident Attorneys Portland Oregon Auto Collision Lawyers Settlement Reached in T-Bone Accident at Portland Oregon IntersectionOur client received some medical treatment for his accident-related injuries while he was in Oregon, but decided to return to his home state before his injuries had healed and before they had been fully treated.  Due to the extent of his injuries, it took our client a week and a half to get home.  During his trip home, our client treated for his accident related injuries in several other states.  He was unsure how to handle his Oregon accident from his home state so, once he was home again, he called Dwyer Williams Potter LLP to represent him.  He knew that he needed the help of experienced Portland auto accident attorneys.

Once we had been retained to represent him, we located all of places where our client received treatment for his accident-related injuries and gathered his medical records and bills together.  We were able to discuss his case with him over the phone.  As soon as he completed his treatment, we sent out a demand package and began trying to resolve his case.

After several rounds of negotiations, the case settled for a fair value and our client was very happy with the result.

Settlement for Head-On Collision Victim Despite Preexisting Condition

Our client was seriously inured in a head-on accident with an uninsured driver and he called our law firm to help him with his uninsured motorist claim.  The accident occurred as our client was driving along a multiple-lane undivided road when a motorist driving in the opposite direction veered into our client’s lane and hit him head-on. Our client’s accident-related injuries required extensive medical treatment including surgery.

Portland Oregon Auto Accident Injury Attorneys Head On CollisionWe ordered our client’s comprehensive medical records and discovered that he had a preexisting condition which made him injury prone. At this point, negotiations with the insurance provider came to a halt because the insurer claimed that our client’s preexisting injuries barred him from recovery.  A small pain and suffering settlement was offered, which we rejected.

Next, we met with our client’s surgeon and he stated that, in his profession opinion, the accident itself was the main factor causing our client’s injuries and creating the need for his expensive and extensive post-accident treatment.  Armed with this statement from the surgeon, we were able to convince the insurance company to offer our client more money. He was thrilled with the final settlement as well as with his decision to work with the experienced Portland auto accident attorneys at Dwyer Williams Potter LLP.

Settlement for Portland Sidewalk Slip and Fall Accident Victim

Our experienced Portland slip and fall attorneys (in legalese, this area of law is called “premises liability”) have settled a case on behalf of a Portland pedestrian who slipped and fell into an unmarked hole in the sidewalk near her home.  The hole had been created the previous day when a car drove into a power line and knocked it over with such force that the pole came completely free from the sidewalk.

Portland Oregon Slip and Fall Accident AttorneysThe power company was not able to finish repairing the downed power line and when its employees left the site at the end of the work day they failed to mark the site as dangerous to pedestrians. Once we had reviewed our client’s claim, we began negotiating with the power company’s insurance company.

The insurance claims adjuster attempted to escape responsibility for our client’s extensive injuries by relying on a statement that she had made prior to consulting us.  After several rounds of negotiation, however our attorneys convinced the power company that it was largely responsible for the accident because it had failed to make the site safe for pedestrians.

Our client’s claim settled for an amount that covered her accident-related medical expenses and left her with money in her pocket.  Another happy Portland client of Dwyer Williams Potter LLP.

Insurer Covers Treatment Costs After “Preexisting Condition” Disproved

Our client was sitting at a stop sign in downtown Portland in his pickup truck waiting for traffic to pass when another driver traveling on the intersecting road drifted into our client’s lane and collided with the driver’s side of his car.  The at-fault driver had been traveling at approximately 60 miles per hour when the collision occurred and our client was seriously injured.  He was seen at the emergency room directly following the accident and was diagnosed with a cervical strain.  In addition to months of pain and discomfort, our client has substantial medical expenses as a result of this accident.

Portland Oregon Auto Accident Injury AttorneysAt the time of the accident, the other driver received a citation for failing to drive in his lane. There was no question of fault in this accident.  Our client called us seven months after the accident because he had not been able to get the at fault driver’s insurance company to communicate with him. He knew that he needed an experienced Portland auto accident injury attorney to negotiate with the insurer on his behalf.

Our client had fully completed treatment for his accident-related injuries before contacting us.  That treatment consisted of chiropractic work that occurred in two phases separated by three months.  He also had medical bills that needed resolving.

Once we had been retained as counsel, we obtained all of our client’s medical records and bills.  We were soon able to get all of his medical bills paid by PIP.  The defendant’s insurance company immediately took the position that all treatment after the three month gap was not related to the automobile accident and, thus, that it should not be considered for coverage or reimbursement.

After reviewing all of our client’s medical records, we were able to point out to the insurance adjuster that our client had not had any preexisting conditions and that our client’s need for treatment was all attributable to the other driver’s negligence.  The negotiation process in this case was challenging but ultimately successful and our client was thrilled with his decision to retain Dwyer Williams Potter in this Portland auto accident case.

Auto Accident Injury Victim Compensated Two Years Later

Our client in this case was the passenger in a car being driven by her spouse. The couple was stopped at a stoplight in downtown Portland, waiting for the traffic signal to change, when another motorist rear-ended their vehicle. Our client was injured as a result of the accident and sought immediate medical attention for her accident-related injuries.

After completing one year of treatment, our client was still experiencing pain associated with her accident-related injuries.  Two years after the accident, her physician-recommended treatment was still not completed.  Unsure of how to handle her claim, she approached the seasoned auto accident injury attorneys at Dwyer Williams Potter LLP and hired us to represent her.

We first filed a lawsuit on behalf of our client to preserve the statute of limitations, then we began conducting extensive discovery with the defendant insurance company’s attorney.  After our client has completed her treatment, we were able to settle the case with the at-fault driver’s insurance company for more than three times what they had offered our client prior to her hiring us.  Our client was thrilled with the settlement offer, and so were we.

Traffic Jam Auto Accident Takes Express Lane to Settlement

Our client was driving in Portland, Oregon one day, and she was stopped in a long line of traffic – not an unusual situation for a Portland, Oregon driver to find herself in. Auto Accident Lawyers Portland | Auto Accident Attorney Portland | Portland Injury Lawyers | Oregon What happened next, though, was, if not exactly unusual, was at least not what our client expected. Another driver rear-ended her car, causing her to crash into the car stopped in front of her. She suffered a double impact and sustained multiple injuries, the most severe of which was to her back.

Several months before the Portland, Oregon car accident, she had back surgery. Now, after the accident, she found herself back in the doctor’s office, receiving more treatement for new back problems. When she filed a claim for her medical expenses, the insurance company turned it down, claiming that all of her injuries were pre-existing. Frustrated and dealing with significant accident-related medical expenses, she contacted the expert Portland auto accident lawyers at Dwyer Williams Potter.

Immediately after taking her case, I obtained copies of her accident-related medical records and her medical records from before the Portland, Oregon auto accident. After a thorough review of her current records and her medical history, I was able to use MRIs from her records to differentiate her accident-related injuries from her pre-existing ones. I was even able to demonstrate that the accident had actually made some of her pre-existing conditions worse.

My careful, detailed work paid off for our client when the insurance company, confronted by the evidence, was forced to offer a fair settlement to cover her medical expenses and property loss. Although cases involving complex medical history often require extensive litigation, this case is an example of how having an experienced Portland, Oregon auto accident lawyer on your side can help you get to settlement quicker.

If you’re facing a situation similar to this one, we can help. One of our expert Personal Injury Attorneys will be happy to discuss your Portland, Oregon Personal Injury case with you. Call us now: 888-700-4337

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