Portland, OR – Auto Wreck with Injuries Reported on NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd near NE Dekum StOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (May 28, 2022) – A vehicle collision that took place in the Portland area on Friday afternoon ended in injuries. Just before 1:40 p.m., on May 27, the Portland Police Bureau was dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
Reports provided by authorities indicate that a collision between vehicles locked Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in the area of northeast Dekum Street. The incident caused delays throughout the area as emergency crews worked to clear the scene.
EMS rendered aid to victims on-site before transporting those in need of further care to area hospitals.
At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Oregon
Each year, auto accidents that occurred in the state of Oregon sent thousands of people to area hospitals with injuries. In many cases, victims suffer from severe injuries that demand emergency medical care. We see a significant number of people left with spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and internal organ damage.
These and other severe injuries can be incredibly debilitating. Not only did they prevent victims from performing various tasks, but they often require a significant amount of money to treat. In some cases, victims can sometimes of thousands of dollars undergoing medical treatment for their injuries following accidents. If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, due to the negligence of another person, you may have legal options available to help you secure the financial compensation you need to cover the cost of medical care and more. Reaching out to a car accident lawyer in Portland is crucial when it comes to protecting your legal rights.
The Portland personal injury lawyers at Kivel & Howard have decades of combined experience helping injured parties in Portland and across the state get justice following their accidents. Our lawyers can help you secure full and timely compensation to cover medical expenses, lost wages, and the cost to repair or replace your vehicle.
Our team is fully dedicated to providing each client we work with full-service representation to ensure they are in the best position possible to get justice. Some of the ways we can help you include:
- investigating your accident
- gathering evidence from the scene in various sources
- speaking with witnesses
- getting a copy of your police report and medical records
- helping you get your vehicle repaired
- handling communication with the insurance company
- negotiating compensation on your behalf
- representing you inside and outside of the courtroom
Our lawyers are fully committed to helping each of our clients get the maximum amount of compensation available for their lawsuits. If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you must reach out to our Oregon personal injury law firm right away to get started on your case. Contact our team today by calling (503) 796-0909 and (503) 802-4800 to see how we can help you.
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Disclaimer: These posts are written with the intent to provide Oregonians with overall driving and safety information in an effort to reduce the number of serious accidents that take place on our roads and highways. These posts are not intended to provide medical or legal advice of any kind. The photograph used in this story is not representative of the actual accident scene.