The Difference Between Malpractice and Wrongful Death

In the realms of medical treatment and legal accountability, two terms often surface with painful regularity – medical malpractice and wrongful death. While both scenarios involve the harrowing experience of loss and negligence, they are distinct legal concepts with different implications. We frequently encounter clients who are seeking clarity and justice in such cases. This…

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The Role of Insurance in Personal Injury Claims and Lawsuits

When accidents happen, they often bring a whirlwind of challenges – physical, emotional, and financial. Vames, Wang & Sosa Injury Lawyers understand that dealing with insurance companies can be as daunting as dealing with the injuries themselves. This article aims to demystify the role of insurance in personal injury cases, providing clarity and guidance to…

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The Most Common Types of Insurance Policies in Personal Injury Claims

Personal injury claims arise when an individual suffers an injury because of someone else’s negligence. These claims can be resolved through settlement negotiations or, if necessary, a lawsuit. The purpose of these claims is to compensate the injured person for their losses, which can include medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. The statute…

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Tips for Safe Driving This Winter

As winter starts to cover the roads with snow and ice, driving becomes an icy ballet of caution and skill. Are you prepared to glide upon these frosty roads with the grace of a seasoned driver? Winter in Oregon and Washington can transform roads into treacherous thoroughfares. With over 1,300 traffic deaths attributed to snowy,…

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The Impact of Autonomous Vehicles on Personal Injury Law

Imagine a world where cars drive themselves – sounds like science fiction, right? Yet, as autonomous vehicles become a reality, so do the complex legal questions surrounding them.  The advent of autonomous vehicles (AVs) is not just a technological revolution; it’s reshaping the landscape of personal injury law. Across the globe, AVs are gradually hitting…

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How Product Safety Can Protect Online Shoppers

How often do we pause to consider our safety in an age where a single click can bring any product to our doorstep? Recent changes in the law are designed to ensure that safety is never an afterthought.    The Changing Landscape of Product Safety Laws The digital era has revolutionized shopping, making it more…

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Assessing Negligence Following a Traumatic Injury

Imagine waking up one day with your life turned upside down due to a severe injury. Was it an unfortunate accident or due to someone else’s negligence? Every year, countless individuals face traumatic injuries that leave them battling physical, emotional, and financial hardships. In such difficult times, distinguishing between a mere accident and an act…

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How Do Insurance Companies Determine If My Car is a Total Loss?

When you’re involved in a car accident, one of your significant concerns is whether your car will be deemed a total loss. Understanding how insurance companies determine if a car is a total loss is crucial in navigating this challenging situation.   Criteria for Determining a Total Loss Damage Severity vs. Vehicle Value: The primary…

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What to Expect From A Car Accident Claim?

After being involved in a car accident, it’s essential to understand the claims process to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you know what to expect.   1. Immediate Steps Post-Accident Safety First: Ensure everyone involved is safe and seek medical attention if needed.   Report the Accident:…

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