Portland, OR – Crash with Injuries Reported on SE 82nd AveOregon Legal News
Portland, OR (July 16, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident reported on Friday afternoon in the Portland area ended in injuries. At around 2:52 p.m., on July 16, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Southeast 82nd Avenue.
Reports from local authorities show that a collision between vehicles blocked the 4500 block of Southeast 82nd Avenue. The incident caused moderate delays in the area as crews worked to clear the scene. The police and firefighters closed off the roadway as they removed debris and worked to restore the flow of traffic.
Emergency medical services rendered aid to victims on-site before transporting those in need of further care to nearby hospitals. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who are injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Portland, Oregon
Being involved in a vehicle collision comes with overwhelming mental and physical consequences. This is especially true in cases where people are left with injuries. Regrettably, over 100,000 collisions occur within our state each year. These accidents are often unpredictable. However, we continue to see a significant number of people harmed in accidents due to the negligence of other motorists. Drivers who are under the influence of alcohol, speeding, failing to yield the right of way, and drivers who speed in engage in other reckless driving behaviors place the lives of other motorists and their passengers at risk every day across our state.
When victims are injured in crashes, they may have legal options available to help them recover. Seeking the guidance of a car accident attorney in Oregon as soon as possible can help you determine what legal options are available for you to get the justice you deserve. Victims may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward. Some recoverable damages for victims include obtaining compensation for:
- – Lost wages from having to take time off work to recover
- – Medical expenses for surgery, hospitalization and other treatment immediately following the crash
- – Long-term care expenses for rehabilitation, therapy, and medical devices
- – Repairing and replacing vehicles
- – And more
The Oregon personal injury attorneys at Kivel & Howard have decades of experience fighting on behalf of accident victims to ensure they get the justice they deserve. Our clients can depend on us to keep their best interests in mind as we fight on their behalf to ensure they are fully and fairly compensated for their injuries. We strive to provide excellence to each client as we provide individualized representation to them to ensure their specific legal needs are met. Our team is available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the circumstances surrounding your accident so we can get justice for you. If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident as a result of another person’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Oregon at (503) 796-0909 or (503) 802-4800 to schedule a free case evaluation today.
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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.