Five Common Mistakes When Filing a Wrongful Death Claim

Categories: Wrongful Death

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Washington’s Compassionate Wrongful Death Lawyers If you have lost a loved one as the result of someone’s negligence, you do have the right to take legal action against the person responsible. This is known as a wrongful death claim. Because you are dealing with the emotional and financial turmoil of losing a loved one, it…

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Why Do Personal Injury Cases Go to Trial?

Categories: Personal Injury

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Washington Attorney Handling Complex Personal Injury Claims If you are filing a personal injury claim, you may have heard that personal injury cases rarely go to trial. This is because most insurance companies feel that it is best to settle a claim outside of court. Car accident attorneys and insurance companies see trials as a…

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Can My Attorney Accept a Settlement Without My Consent?

Categories: Personal Injury

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During a personal injury case, your attorney handles numerous tasks – from filing necessary documents, to negotiating with the other party to drafting affidavits. One question that you may have is whether your attorney can accept a settlement without your consent – especially when he or she has so much leeway to conduct tasks within…

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What is the “Discovery of Harm” and Why Does It Matter?

Categories: Personal Injury

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Personal injury lawsuits are riddled with terms and complex notions that can quickly confuse a victim. The discovery of harm is most definitely one of them. These terms, while important, usually need an attorney to help explain what they mean and how they affect your case. That is because it is difficult to apply such…

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Guns and Wrongful Death Claims: Can You Sue the Gun Manufacturer?

Categories: Wrongful Death

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Over the past few years, there has been an increase in public shootings – especially on school grounds. If you have kept up with the development of these stories, you may have noticed that several families have filed lawsuits against gun manufacturers for the deaths of their children. But, can a gun manufacturer actually be…

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Understanding the Different Types of Burn Injuries

Categories: Burn Injury

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Burn injuries are a type of catastrophic injury that carry long-term consequences for victims. Often, victims deal with disfigurement, painful surgeries, or could even suffer from secondary – but related – conditions, such as infections. If you have been severely burned, and that burn was caused by someone’s negligence, you may qualify for compensation under…

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Tips for Driving Safely This Summer

Categories: Car Accidents

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Summer driving can be deceptive. While there may not be ice or flooding, there are other hazards hidden amongst the longer days and warmer temperatures. Driving during a summer heat wave almost seems peaceful, but according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), August has the highest number of accident fatalities in the United…

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