Hurt In A Car Accident? We Can Help. 

Since 1958, the legal team at Swanson Lathen Prestwich, PC, has been serving clients in the Salem area and beyond. Our decades of experience in personal injury law allow us to provide effective, practical guidance to those injured in a range of motor vehicle accidents.

If you are a car accident victim, our lawyers can help. We can hold liable parties accountable, provide help in determining liability and defend your rights. You may not be sure what caused your car accident injury or how you can seek recovery, but we will carefully assess your case, identify your legal options and help you move forward with the most appropriate course of action.

Common Reasons For Car Accidents

Car accidents happen for a range of reasons, but you may not be able to determine with certainty what led to your crash. Working with an experienced attorney is critical to building a strong case — we have the experience necessary to accurately evaluate your case and determine the cause. Common causes include:

  • Speeding and reckless driving
  • Drunk driving
  • Distracted driving

Car accident injuries can include minor bruising, broken bones, whiplash, damage to the head and spinal cord injuries. From short-term medical needs to long-term care, victims have the right to pursue compensation for what they need today and well into the future.

Distracted driving is one of the most common causes for car accidents. In 2018, distracted driving became a criminal offense, but these accidents are still happening. It is possible to hold a distracted driver accountable — our attorneys can pursue phone records and other evidence necessary to validate your claim.

Helping You Move Forward

If you are unable to come to our Salem office for an evaluation, we will come to you. Our attorneys are willing to travel throughout Oregon in support of our clients. Schedule a no-cost initial evaluation online or call 503-447-3582.