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Car Accident Attorney Services by Youd Law: Personal Injury Law


Your Trusted Oregon Auto Accident Attorneys

At Youd Law, we understand the challenges and uncertainties that follow a car accident. Our dedicated team of Oregon auto accident attorneys is committed to helping you navigate through the legal process, ensuring you receive the compensation you deserve. With extensive experience in personal injury law, we stand by your side, advocating for your rights and providing expert guidance every step of the way.

An accident could be the result of:

  • Texting while driving
  • Sleeping while driving
  • Distracted drivers
  • Road conditions
  • Speeding, or
  • Reckless driving

If you have suffered an automobile accident, you might be wondering where to turn. If you’ve searched for a car crash lawyer but weren’t sure whether you would be treated fairly, you’ve come to the right place. Youd Law simply wants to help its clients get the justice, accountability, and maximum compensation or verdict possible. We handle everything so you can focus on recovery.

Types of Compensation for Auto Accidents

After a car accident, you may be entitled to various forms of compensation. Our skilled Oregon accident attorneys are well-versed in securing compensation for:

  • Medical Expenses: This includes past and future medical bills related to the accident, including hospital stays, surgeries, medication, and rehabilitation.
  • Lost Wages: If your injuries prevent you from working, you may be eligible to receive compensation for lost income.
  • Property Damage: We assist you in recovering costs related to repairing or replacing your vehicle.
  • Pain and Suffering: This encompasses the physical and emotional distress caused by the accident, impacting your quality of life.
  • Wrongful Death: In tragic cases, we fight for justice on behalf of families who have lost a loved one due to a car accident.
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Whatever the damage done, Youd Law can help make it right. You don’t have to remain a victim. We have more than 30 years of experience working with insurance companies and legal teams to make sure those who need and deserve compensation get it.

Car Accident Victim Process

Navigating the aftermath of a car accident can be overwhelming. We follow a comprehensive process, to ensure your case is handled with care and expertise:

  1. Free Consultation: Our initial consultation allows us to assess the details of your case and provide an overview of what to expect. We will gather the necessary information and make sure we have the facts that prepare us to take over as your attorneys. 
  2. Determining Liability: Identifying the party at fault is crucial in pursuing compensation. Our skilled attorneys leave no stone unturned in establishing liability.
  3. Begin Claims Process: We assume responsibility for filing all the necessary paperwork and communicating with all parties involved on your behalf. By taking on these tasks, we aim to alleviate your burden, allowing you to concentrate on your recovery and reclaiming your life. 
  4. Negotiation and Settlement: We engage in strategic negotiations with insurance companies to secure a fair settlement. We aim to achieve the maximum compensation possible.
  5. Litigation, if Necessary: If a fair settlement cannot be reached, we are prepared to take your case to court, advocating vigorously on your behalf.
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frequently asked questions

What to do after a car accident in Oregon?

After a car accident in Oregon, it's essential to:

  1. Seek Medical Attention: Even if injuries seem minor, seek medical attention promptly.
  2. Document the Scene: Take photos, exchange information with the other party, and collect witness statements.
  3. Report the Accident: Notify law enforcement and your insurance company.
  4. Contact an Attorney: Reach out to our experienced car accident attorneys to protect your rights and ensure you receive fair compensation.

Yes, seeking legal representation is crucial. Insurance companies may attempt to settle for less than you deserve. Our seasoned car accident lawyers have the expertise to negotiate on your behalf and pursue maximum compensation.

It's advisable to contact an attorney as soon as possible after the accident. This ensures that crucial evidence is preserved, and your rights are protected from the outset.

Our car accident lawyers handle all aspects of your case, from investigating the accident to negotiating with insurance companies and, if necessary, representing you in court. We are your advocates, working tirelessly to secure the compensation you deserve.

In Oregon, you generally have two years from the date of the accident to file a car accident claim. However, it's crucial to consult with an attorney promptly to ensure you meet all deadlines and gather necessary evidence.

Auto Accident Lawyer Near Me

We have offices in Salem and Lake Oswego, but we service the entire state of Oregon. We can meet you in the office, on the phone, or via Zoom call, so we are always near you! Our mission is to advocate for you and ensure that you receive the compensation you rightfully deserve.

We also want you to feel confident knowing that we are the best auto accident attorneys out there. Read our reviews to see what our clients are saying about us. Feel free to call if you have questions or would like to schedule a consultation. 

Don’t try to navigate the legal mess of an auto accident alone. You could be entitled to more than you think. For expert legal guidance in the aftermath of a car accident, contact Youd Law today. Our Oregon auto accident lawyers are here to support you in your journey toward fair compensation.

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Our clients say it best

At Youd Law, we pride ourselves in offering unmatched service. Lance and his staff are responsive and respectful, providing efficient, expert assistance in a kind and courteous manner.


We cannot thank you enough for your generous intervention for our dear friends. It shows how God used you to answer prayer!

K H Family Family Law 2019

I wouldn’t want to go up against you Lance. Thanks to you and your team for your hard work.

KW July 2019

It’s been a long battle and I want you to know I appreciate all you have done.

RD July 2019

God answers…..One of our dear friends reached out to a lawyer she knows for me. What a great man! He contacted me and spent over a half an hour on the phone answering my questions.


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Lance D. Youd, Attorney at Law proudly serves clients in Salem, Portland,and all surrounding areas in the greater Willamette Valley, OR.


1596 Liberty St SE Salem, OR 97302
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17036 Canal Circle Lake Oswego, OR 97035
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