Portland, OR asked in Personal Injury and Products Liability for Oregon

Q: Need help about filling out a release of liability form

Hi, I have a question about dealing with an auto accident between two parties who both agreed to take care of the accident privately. The accident occurred in Oregon state but one of the drivers lives in Washington. Under which state should I fill out a Auto Accident Release of Liability Form? Can you fill out one for Washington state and Oregon state (just in case) or does it only matter in which the accident occurred? What if it occurred in Oregon but they try to sue me in Washington because that’s where I live. Would that be possible?

1 Lawyer Answer
Mr. Michael O. Stevens
Mr. Michael O. Stevens
  • Products Liability Lawyer
  • Hillsboro, OR
  • Licensed in Oregon

A: Honestly, it would not matter, to the extent there would be different forms. A release would be a release. The accident occurred in Oregon, which means that is really the proper forum.

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