Personal Injury

Attorney Fees

Attorney Fees from Injury Cases Common Misconceptions about Attorney Fees Out-of-Pocket Expenses for the Client Out-of-Pocket Expenses for the Client Types of Injuries and their aftermath. Advice for the Clients

Auto Accident Cases

Differences between Uninsured and Under-Insured Drivers Are Hit and Run Cases Common? What Are the Common Emotional Reactions after an Auto Collision? What Is the Responsibility of an at-Fault Driver in a Car Accident? Are Accidents Prevalent During Certain Times of the Day? Do Accidents Involving Commercial Vehicles Occur More Frequently at Night? Pedestrian Knock-Down...

Car, Truck, & Pedestrian Accidents

Injured in a Car Crash or Truck Accident? If you suffered injuries in a car crash that was someone else’s fault — I would like to hear from you. I have helped people like you receive compensation from insurance companies, even in instances where the motorist was uninsured, or under-insured. If you were involved in a...

Compensation for Your Personal Injury

Portland Oregon Personal Injury Lawyer A personal injury can cause both short-term and long-term issues. If you were injured in a car accident, or due to the actions or negligence of a hospital, employer or homeowner, I would like the opportunity to help you. With my help, you may be able to recover medical costs...

General Info

The Challenges of Personal Injury Cases A Common Personal Injury Scenario: The Rear-End Collision How Long May It Take a Personal Injury Case to Resolve? Can You Still Receive Compensation If the Other Party Has No Insurance? Do You Still Have a Case If You Do Not Initiate It for Six Months or Longer? Compensation...

Hit and Run Drivers

Oregon Car Accident Lawyer By definition, a hit-and-run driver does not stop and swap insurance information with you. So does this mean that when you are the victim of this kind of outrage, you will have to pay out of pocket to repair the damage? No, it does not. I, Daniel Hoarfrost, have helped many individuals obtain...

Medical Malpractice

When a person goes to a hospital or clinic to consult with a physician, he or she expects that they will get good medical advice and good treatment. It is expected that we will be healed and not hurt. Most of the time that is exactly what happens — but not always. Portland, Oregon Medical...

PIP – How Are Medical Bills Paid?

When you are hurt in an auto accident in Oregon, your insurance and the other driver’s insurance will probably cover your medical bills, lost wages, and compensation for pain, suffering, and any impairment. But what good is a judgment or settlement down the road, when you have major health care problems that you can’t afford? Every state...

Premises Liability

Businesses and homeowners carry property insurance for a few very good reasons. The first reason is to protect the property itself for instances in which property damage occurs, such as a fire, tornado, hurricane or other natural cause. The second reason is to protect their liability in instances where a person injures themselves on the...

Profile Of Injury Claim

I. Early Stages In the early stages of your claim, just after the injury itself, your primary problems are medical, not legal. Your main job is to seek competent medical attention and cooperate fully with your doctors. However, there are some steps that need to be taken that will greatly enhance the resolution of your...

Statute of Limitations

There is one factor that people considering a personal injury claim must keep in mind: the statute of limitations. The statute of limitations on personal injury cases is two years in Oregon, except regarding minor children, for which there is an extension of 5 years or until they reach the age of 18. That’s two years...

Types Of Personal Injury Claims

Injuries Attributed to Auto Accidents Are Dogs Bite Personal Injury Cases Common? What Is a Wrongful Death? What Is the Criteria for a Premises Liability Case? Medical Malpractice Claims

Uninsured Motorist Claims

Portland Lawyer Helps Those Hurt by Uninsured Drivers Being in a serious accident is bad enough. Being in an accident where the other driver has no insurance is even worse. Without insurance, how can you pay for your medical bills and car damage? It’s not an idle question. About one in five Oregon motorists are uninsured, and...

Useful Tips

Contacting an Attorney Accepting the Insurance Settlement What to Avoid If You Are Pursuing a Personal Injury Claim When Should You Contact an Attorney Following an Auto Accident? How Long Can It Take to Resolve a Personal Injury Case?

Wrongful Death Claims

Wrongful death, whether in a traffic accident or on the operating table, is the ultimate personal injury. Providers are taken away. Young children’s lives are snuffed out. Wrongful death leaves families scarred, and often destroys their hope. At the law office of Daniel Hoarfrost, I work hard to be respectful of the difficulties families are going through....

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