Swanson, Thomas & Coon is one of Portland’s premier injury litigation firms, and founding partner Ray Thomas specializes in bicycle and pedestrian law. Thomas is regarded as one of Oregon’s foremost attorneys in the field of cycling-related law, meaning the Portland office for Swanson, Thomas & Coon is a veritable mine of knowledge regarding what to do in the case of an injury involving a bike.
Where Swanson, Thomas & Coon has several associates to assist Portland residents that face injury litigation, they also strive to assist the cause for Portland cyclists and improve awareness among the City of Portland officials whose job is to balance the various forms of traffic that are constantly active in various neighborhoods of the metropolitan area. Northwest Portland has a great deal of commercial and industrial traffic that cyclists must be aware of, and the law firm keeps up on the legal situation in the area that impacts cyclists.
Swanson, Thomas & Coon has been versed in bike law since 1981, and their website hosts records of their battles with municipalities deemed liable for injury against cyclists. They also host a section of links to helpful national, state and regional resources for cyclists and a downloadable version of Pedal Power, a book dedicated to bike law in Oregon.
Northwest Portland cyclists may contact Swanson, Thomas & Coon at 503.228.5222 or visit their website for more information. They provide a no-cost phone consultation for cyclists curious about non-litigation matters or who seek a basic explanation of bike law as it relates to their situation. With their deep understanding of bike and injury, complemented by decades of experience, Swanson, Thomas & Coon is a resource all Northwest Portland cyclists ought to know about.