Kids and Windows - Revisited

Posted by William K. Thayer | Jun 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Summer is at last upon us. Time to open the windows and enjoy the fresh air. But let's don't forget the children. At Schauermann Thayer law firm we handle negligence cases, often ones of severe injury and death. Several of the more tragic and difficult cases that we have has in our more than thr...

Suggestions for How to Protect Your Home against a Break-in

Posted by Unknown | Jun 07, 2017 | 0 Comments

Every 13 seconds, according to national crime statistics in the United States, a home break-in occurs, and statistics indicate more occur in the summertime. Per the article, Is home secured for summer vacation? in The Columbian published May 18, 2017 in its “Life” section, as the summer months a...

How Do I Know if I Need an Accident Lawyer?

Posted by Unknown | Jun 05, 2017 | 0 Comments

It can be tough to know if you need to seek legal representation after being injured in an accident. Taking a gamble with insurance adjusters and believing you will receive fair compensation for medical expenses and pain and suffering often presents you with much frustration and stress. Often, i...

Staying Safe by the Water this Memorial Day Weekend

Posted by Unknown | May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

As we see our first sneak peek of summer, it is important to remember that we are still seeing the ramifications of a wet winter with heavy snowmelt here in the Pacific Northwest. So as you make your way toward a river or lake this weekend, keep in mind that wearing a life vest is critically important.

Do I Have to Hit My Head in Order to Get a Concussion?

Posted by Scott A. Staples | May 01, 2017 | 0 Comments

A concussion is, "a type of traumatic brain injury caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or by a hit to the body that causes the head and brain to move rapidly back and forth." Many people don't understand the seriousness of concussions. But in reality, concussions can be very serious. In our practice, we often see concussions in auto accidents, falls, workplace accidents, and sports-related injuries.

Motorcycle Deaths on the Rise Since 2015

Posted by Unknown | Apr 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Until recently, motorcyclist deaths were declining. Then, in 2015, motorcyclist deaths hit a record high in Oregon with 60 motorcyclists being killed on Oregon's roadways. Since that time, they've been trending upward.

How Can Something So Small Be So Dangerous?

Posted by Unknown | Apr 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

According to City of Vancouver Fire Department Training Captain John Bulder, a car traveling 60 mph, the speed limit on many of our highways, travels 88 feet in one second. Putting it into perspective, that's a little over half a football field in length. Now think about this: The average time...

What If An Insurance Company Isn't Treating Me Fair?

Posted by Bradley Thayer | Apr 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you're feeling like your insurance company isn't treating you fairly, one option is to file a complaint with the insurance commissioner in the state in which you purchased your respective insurance. Each insurance commissioner's office works to ensure that insurance companies are staying in bo...

Pedestrian Deaths Higher in 2016

Posted by William K. Thayer | Apr 03, 2017 | 0 Comments

Both statewide and locally, unfortunately, pedestrian deaths increased last year. According to a front page article in the Columbian, Saturday, April 1, 2017, there were 5 pedestrians killed in Clark County last year, and 89 statewide.

Bill Thayer Set to Educate on Default Judgments

Posted by Unknown | Mar 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bill Thayer, co-founder of Schauermann Thayer Jacobs Staples & Edwards PS is sharing his 36-plus years of experience at the upcoming Washington State Association for Justice’s Clark County Roundtable, an educational opportunity for attorneys in Clark County, WA.

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