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Salem Car Accident & Personal Injury Attorneys

Exclusive Representation for Accident Victims

Excellence. Determined. Zealous. Honest.  These are just a few words insurance companies, opposing attorneys and judges use to describe the lawyers at Swanson, Lathen, Prestwich, PC.  Travis Prestwich and Brian Lathen are nationally-recognized, car accident & personal injury lawyers who want to help you.  

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We’re an award-winning firm.

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Protecting Individuals and Families Since 1958

Swanson, Lathen, Prestwich, PC, began more than six decades ago. Charlie Burt and Lawrence Brown joined forces in 1958 to start Brown & Burt, PC, a firm focused on representing individuals. In the 1970s, they were joined by Keith Swanson, Neil Lathen, Mic Alexander and Don McCann, where the firm became one of Oregon’s premier personal injury law firms and known as Burt, Swanson, Lathen, Alexander & McCann, PC. Travis Prestwich and Brian Lathen ushered in the third generation of lawyers, focusing solely on personal injury and wrongful death claims, and becoming Swanson, Lathen, Prestwich, PC. 


We Get Results for Our Clients

While every case is important to us and gets our individual attention, here are some of the more notable monetary results.

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Areas of Practice Expertise

Swanson, Lathen, Prestwich, PC only represents individuals and families in personal injury and wrongful death claims.  Below are some of the types of cases we handle.  Let us put our experience, work ethic and integrity to work for you.

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Protecting our Hometown, Salem’s Trusted Legal Experts

The personal injury attorneys at Swanson Lathen Prestwich, PC, are proud to serve our hometown. As Northern Oregon’s population has grown, so has its need for capable and talented attorneys. For 60 years and counting, our track record is clear: we help Salem residents like you get full and fair compensation after suffering injuries caused by someone else’s negligence.

For any personal injury case, including car accidents, motorcycle accidents, dog bites, wrongful death, and much more, reach out to the law firm Salem knows and trusts. Our Salem attorneys have the confidence and experience to stand up to insurance companies and get you the help you need.

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We offer free consultations to all prospective clients and if we take your case on, there is no fee unless we win. Let us know how we can help you!