Practice Areas


Vehicle Accidents

 

 

Vehicle accident cases may involve cars, motorcycles, semi-trucks, boats or bicycles. Sean Bannon's experience in defending hundreds of these claims on behalf of insurance companies gives him a unique perspective on how insurance companies assess vehicle accident cases. This perspective benefits his clients since he is familiar with how insurers evaluate claims, what their strategies are to minimize payment, what motivates them to settle, and what litigation techniques are necessary to defeat them. Sean will use this knowledge to advocate for you, and help you obtain the maximum amount of compensation.

Whether it is during a settlement negotiation or during trial, Sean will do what is necessary to get the result you deserve. Once you are his client, he will also assume all communication with the insurance companies and advance all costs associated with pursuing your case. Please call 503-746-3240 for a free consultation, or send Sean a note about your case by clicking the "Contact Sean" button.

 

Pedestrian Accidents

On average in the US, one pedestrian is killed by a motor vehicle every two hours, and one is injured every seven seconds.  

Drivers are required to yield the right-of-way to pedestrians who are legally crossing the street. Whether on a sidewalk or in a crosswalk, pedestrians are physically vulnerable and at risk of being injured, and children and elderly victims are the most likely to die as a result of a pedestrian accident. 

Sean Bannon can help you and your family understand your legal rights and make sure that you receive reasonable compensation for injuries, medical bills, lost wages, and other damages. Please call 503-746-3240 for a free consultation, or send him a note by clicking the "Contact Sean" button.

 

Wrongful Death

 

Losing a loved one due to a wrongful death incident is a life-changing experience. When a member of your family loses their life due to another's negligence, the loss is difficult and it is impossible to be prepared for this circumstance.

During this period of loss, it can be difficult to make any decisions, let alone legal decisions. It is vital a victim's family understands their legal rights before accepting a settlement from an insurance company, since those companies are eager to settle wrongful death claims quickly. In most cases, surviving family members will benefit from the assistance of an experienced attorney.

Sean Bannon is dedicated to serving families that have suffered the wrongful death of a loved one. Please call him at 503-746-3240 for a free consultation, or send him a note by clicking the "Contact Sean" button.

 

 

Product Liability

 

When a consumer is injured by an unsafe or defective product, it can have a devastating effect on his or her life. Whether the injuries are temporary or permanent, they are painful, and treatment of those injuries can leave a victim in financial trouble. Consumers have great protection in Oregon, and are entitled to compensation for physical and financial injuries caused by an unsafe or defective product. Sean Bannon has a thorough knowledge of Oregon Product Liability law which he uses to help his clients win their cases.

Product liability refers to a company’s legal obligation to make its products safe for consumer use. Where a product is unsafe and subsequently injures someone, a lawsuit may be filed against any and all responsible parties within the chain of distribution, including the manufacturer, distributor, supplier or seller of that unsafe or defective product. There are three types of claims that Sean Bannon may file against responsible parties on your behalf: (1) defective product design, (2) defective manufacturing, and (3) failure to warn.

If you or a family member has been injured by an unsafe or defective product, Sean Bannon can help you navigate the legal process and ensure that your receive just compensation for your losses, and that the responsible companies learn to respect their consumers.  Call 503-746-3240 for a free consultation, or send Sean a note by clicking the "Contact Sean" button.

 

Premises Liability

 

 

Property owners have a legal obligation to keep their buildings and land safe for those with business there or authorized visitors.

When they fail to comply with their legal obligation, innocent people can suffer significant personal injuries. Sean Bannon is experienced at holding property owners accountable for their negligence.

Legitimate premises liability cases in which people fall and are injured are often caused by a property owner's failure to clean or remove substances left on floor surfaces that are dangerous to visitors. Valid cases may also be caused by a defective sidewalk, unsafe staircases, or improper electrical work.

It is your right to be safe when visiting a business or when you are on someone's land, and if you are seriously injured when doing so, it is right that you be compensated for what are typically very expensive medical bills in addition to the suffering you endure.

Don't suffer in silence. Call Sean Bannon at 503-746-3240 for a free consultation, or send him a note by clicking the "Contact Sean" button. Let him be your voice during this difficult time.

 

Business Litigation

 

Regardless of proactive business planning and thoughtful negotiation of contract terms, legal disputes are a reality of business operations. Sean Bannon provides sophisticated representation to individual and small business clients facing business and commercial litigation, including:

  • Trade secret litigation
  • Employment matters such as non-compete agreements, confidentiality agreements and discrimination claims
  • Fraud and misrepresentation
  • Interference with performance of a contract
  • Breach of contract
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Partnership disputes
  • Complex commercial disputes

For a free consultation, please call 503-746-3240, or send Sean a note about your dispute by clicking the "Contact Sean" button.