Areas of Practice

Personal Injury Attorney in McMinnville

Also serving Newberg, Beaverton & Surrounding Areas

The firm emphasizes several areas of civil trial work, including plaintiffs’ personal injury, business disputes, insurance defense and construction defect litigation. Our focus on specific types of trial work better enables us to stay current on the latest legal developments within those practice areas. To learn more about the types of cases we handle, click on any of the items below.

Automobile Accidents

If you have been injured in an automobile accident, the Law Office of Gary G. Norris can help protect your legal rights. We do not charge for the first meeting. We will immediately contact the other driver’s insurance company so the claim representatives don’t communicate with you directly any more.

Uninsured Motorist/Underinsured Motorist

If you have been seriously injured through the fault of another driver who has no insurance or does not have enough, you may have a legal right to recover against your own insurance company. This is called uninsured, or underinsured motorist coverage. The Law Office of Gary G. Norris can protect your legal rights as to any uninsured motorist claim you have with your insurer.

Personal Injury

The Law Office of Gary G. Norris is highly experienced in handling claims for serious personal injuries caused by someone else. We can evaluate the extent of insurance coverage that may be available to satisfy your claim.

Serious/Permanent Injuries

The Law Office of Gary G. Norris can protect your legal rights to a fair settlement if you were hurt by the fault of another person, and your injuries are permanent. Permanent injuries often involve claims for past and future lost wages and future medical treatment or even surgery. In addition, you may have a claim for what is called “loss of future earning capacity”.

Wrongful Death

If an immediate family member has died due to the fault of someone else, there are several steps that must be taken to protect your legal rights. We can help. Our firm will handle the issues of the legal claim, so you and your loved ones can heal. Wrongful death claims in Oregon are governed …

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Spinal Injuries

Injuries to the spine at any level can be extremely painful and serious and involve long term permanent disability and loss of function. It is extremely important these cases be evaluated thoroughly and presented to the insurers in a way that will maximize a fair recovery. The Law Office of Gary G. Norris has handled injury claims involving spinal injuries at all levels of the back and neck, and we are very well qualified to investigate, evaluate and prosecute these claims against the responsible party.

Head Injuries

A blow to the head, whether in an automobile accident, a fall or otherwise, can result in devastating losses. Sometimes the injuries can only be fully documented after extensive “neuropsychological” testing by qualified health care professionals. Even a seemingly minor head injury can produce a concussion, and what is called “post-concussion syndrome”. Symptoms may last …

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Fall Injuries

If you have slipped, tripped or fallen at a business or residence it is extremely important that the conditions that caused your fall be documented immediately. Many stores have video surveillance that might have recorded your injury. However, that video will likely be destroyed after a short time. The Law Office of Gary G. Norris is very familiar with the law relating to slip-and-falls in Oregon, and the building code requirements that set the safety standards for businesses and retail establishments.

Dog Bite Injuries

Dog bites can have devastating physical and emotional consequences for the victims due to pain, scarring and disfigurement. In Oregon the victim of the bite can recover economic damages such as lost wages and medical expenses without having to prove that the owner should have known the dog would bite. ORS 31.360 (1). This statute …

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