What Are the Long-Term Effects of a Head Injury to a Child?

Categories: Brain Injury

The following blog article was updated in January 2022. Any head injury as an adult is cause for concern, even seemingly minor ones. But what happens when that same injury happens to someone much younger? Understandably, parents want to know, What are the long-term effects of a head injury on their child? Every case is...

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Washington DUI Car Accident Laws You Should Know

Categories: Car Accidents

The following blog article was updated in January 2022. Automobile accidents happen daily, but when those accidents result in fatalities due to one driver being intoxicated, someone must be held accountable for the lives lost and injuries sustained. Washington State has imposed strict laws against drunk driving, including harsh penalties for offenders. The state’s anti-drunk-driving...

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Dog Attack: What to Do If I Was Threatened by an Unleashed Dog

Categories: Dog Bite

The following blog article was updated in January 2022. Whether you’re out for a neighborhood walk or spending the day somewhere public, encountering an unleashed dog can be scary. You don’t know if the dog is potentially dangerous and will bite you. Understandably, one question we get periodically is, What do I do if I...

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Can Minors Receive a Jury Settlement from a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Categories: Wrongful Death

The following blog article was updated in January 2022. Wrongful death lawsuits filed by minors in Washington are treated differently than those lawsuits filed by adult loved ones. Typically, a lawsuit is filed by a representative of the deceased’s estate. But from there, the court will decide how to distribute the settlement, depending on the...

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What if the Insurance Company Refuses to Settle?

Categories: Personal Injury

The following blog article was updated in January 2022. Insurance companies might try to delay or just refuse to give you the settlement you deserve after a serious injury. When insurance companies refuse to cooperate, you may need to consider filing an official lawsuit and possibly taking that case to court. You might feel as...

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Understanding Loss of Consortium Claims in Washington

Categories: Wrongful Death

The following blog article was updated in January 2022. In this article, we will go over what loss of consortium is, as well as how damages of loss of consortium are assessed. Washington’s Loss of Consortium Attorneys The loss of consortium claim is a difficult one to understand. It is important, as a claimant, to...

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Bus Accident: How to Write a Report

Categories: Bus Accident

The following blog article was updated in January 2022. No one ever expects to be seriously injured while riding on a bus. Buses are such huge vehicles that it gives riders a sense of invulnerability. But bus accidents happen all the time. Even though busses are huge, a bus passenger can still get knocked around...

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When Can You Sue for Police Misconduct?

Categories: Personal Injury

The following blog article was updated in January 2022. After an unpleasant confrontation with law enforcement, you may feel tempted to file a lawsuit or complaint. However, a bad experience with law enforcement does not necessarily mean you are the victim of misconduct or that the officer has harmed you in any way. However, when...

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Can an Employer Be Responsible for an Employee’s Car Accident?

Categories: Car Accidents

The following blog article was updated in January 2022. When you are involved in a motor vehicle accident and the other driver caused that accident, you assume that they would be held responsible for your injuries. In most instances, this is the case. However, there are times when the driver is involved in an accident...

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Dog Breed: Does It Affect a Dog Bite Lawsuit?

Categories: Dog Bite

The following blog article was updated in January 2022. Dog bites are traumatic, no matter how minor the attack is. You can be left with severe or even catastrophic injuries in some cases. Fortunately, there are laws in place to protect dog bite victims. Filing a personal injury lawsuit is one avenue of recovery. Understandably,...

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