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Jennifer Lee Coughlin

Jennifer Coughlin’s Legal Guides

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  • Underinsured Motorist Coverage 101: Oregon Law

    Underinsured Motorist Coverage Oregon requires that drivers carry a minimum of $25,000 in underinsured motorist coverage. This coverage is enacted if you have a personal injury claim that is worth more than the at-fault drivers insurance coverage and your recovery from teh at-fau...

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  • What Is The Value of My Case?

    LEARNING WHAT YOUR PERSONAL INJURY CASE IS WORTH What isyour personal injury auto claim worth? Its the question thats most often on your mind, butyou may be hesitant to ask for fear of appearing greedy or presumptuous. At Brothers, Hawn Coughlin, we understand this hesitation ...

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  • Uninsured Coverage101: Oregon Law

    What if the driver who hit me didn't have auto insurance? What if the driver who hit me only had minimum policy limits, and I have serious injuries that need to be compensated? Uninsured Motorist Coverage If the at-fault driver is UNINSURED: Essentially, the injured partys insura...

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  • I only had minor injuries from my car accident...Do I need an attorney?

    The short answer is that it never hurts to speak with an attorney to get an opinion. Most personal injury attorneys (our firm included) offer free initial consultations. A consultation can serve as a guide to whether or not an attorney would add value to your situation. The longe...

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  • What's REALLY with the McDonald's Hot Coffee Case?

    WHATS REALLY WITH THE McDONALDS HOT COFFEE CASE? Its the poster child of excessive lawsuits. Its the product liability case against McDonalds that represents greedy plaintiffs, clever lawyers, and unreliable juries.right? Wrong. Heres the real story. McDonalds coffee wasnt only ...

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  • What is Personal Injury Protection?

    Will PIP pay for my medical expenses when I get in an accident? In Oregon, PIP is mandatory under your automobile insurance coverage. The basic coverage is for $15,000 but you can purchase more cover

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