What is LASIK Surgery?

LASIK, a form of refractive surgery that has been around since the mid-90s, stands for laser in-situ keratomileusis, which means using a laser underneath a corneal flap (in situ) to reshape the cornea. While statistically, LASIK is a safe procedure, sometimes there are adverse consequences. Since the end of 1999, I have represented over one … Read more

Motorcycle Lane Usage

In 2010, The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) proposed a new law for motorcycles that altered legal lane usage on the roads in Oregon. The law would allow a motorcyclist to “share” the lane with a vehicle and pass the vehicle within the lane. This maneuver is also allowed in California and is a common … Read more

Be Aware of Pedestrians

A Marion county resident was struck and killed in the early morning hours while searching for his family dog. He was wearing dark clothing and couldn’t be seen by the motorist until it was too late to avoid the collision. This collision brought the total of Oregon pedestrian deaths perilously close to the record number … Read more