As Portland Oregon borders Vancouver Washington, Oregon citizens and Washington State people get in auto mishaps with one another. Most auto insurance policies procedures have Personal Harm Security (PIP), by which their vehicle incident insurance policy pays for car accident-related health care expenses up to the limit in the PIP plan no matter of fault. PIP makes it possible for those that are hurt to acquire health-related remedy right away irrespective of fault. Even of the PIP beneficiary wasn't at fault, PIP makes it possible for the innocent person within an an auto incident to receive treatment method with out the need of settling their case against an at-fault driver, which could consider months or years. Sometimes customers need to have a legal professional to pressure their insurance coverage firm to pay pay wrongfully denied medical charges (PIP rewards). A person�s automobile insurance is usually based mostly from their condition of home. This means that any breach of deal lawsuit for wrongful denial of PIP advantages must be introduced in the person�s point out of residence. However, any lawsuit against an at-fault driver is normally introduced inside the state during which the accident occurred. Hence, should you have been in an accident in Oregon but are in Washington or vice versa, Clark Law & Associates can handle your entire vehicle accident circumstance.
Legal professional, Jennie Clark, become interested in car mishaps after she was rear-ended three times in 1 year by at-fault drivers early in her Portland, Oregon legal career. Her worst incident, involved a drunk driver. At the time she was hit by a drunk driver, she had a caseload of criminal defense cases, which was comprised mostly of drunk driving cases, many of which she later tried to a jury. As a result of her injuries, Ms. Clark transitioned into handling private injury cases while she healed from her injuries. Long Story of How Attorney Clark Transitioned to Handling Automobile Incident Cases
Because most civil cases settle, most civil attorneys do not try as many cases to a jury trial as criminal defense lawyers. Ms. Clark now utilizes the trial experience she learned from handling criminal defense cases to fight for people who have been wounded due to no fault in their own. Through her chronic pain recovery process, she learned about the treatment method options available to individuals recovering from accident-related injuries. She hired an unnamed lawyer for all three of her automobile accidents who failed to return repeated phone calls and who negligently allowed her situation to be dismissed after it was filed. Her unnamed lawyer was subsequently sanctioned by the Oregon Condition Bar for his failure to properly represent multiple clientele. As a result, Legal professional Clark knows first hand how an injuries can disrupt one�s life and work. She has largely recovered from multiple injuries due to an interdisciplinary approach from multiple treatment providers. She tries to provide her clientele with better understanding and representation than she received from her attorney when she was injured. Ms. Clark understands the auto accident recovery process from the lens of a patient and a trial lawyer.
Legal professional Brendan Burke has also been in the vehicle accident and juggled health care appointments and work in order to recover from his vehicle incident. He much prefers working long hours to recovering from an vehicle accident.
Call us at (503) 238-1010. We are experienced at pain and suffering from car incidents and experienced at being attorneys too.