Average Personal Injury Settlement Amounts in Washington State

Categories: Personal Injury

Washington state personal injury settlement amounts vary widely, and a case’s value depends on many factors unique to the specific facts of the accident. People hear about jury verdicts reaching into the millions, but these are atypical cases that attract a lot of attention because they’re extraordinary. The truth is that a large majority of...

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Signs of PTSD After a Dog Bite

Categories: Dog Bite

Dog bites cause tremendous physical harm, but they also commonly leave an emotional mark on victims. Around 4.5 million dog bites injure people in the U.S. every year, resulting in over a billion dollars of medical bills and monetary loss annually to victims. Contributing to these damages are claims of pain and suffering due to...

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Understanding the Wrongful Death Act in Washington State

Categories: Wrongful Death

When someone’s actions result in the death of another, they must be held accountable for the damage they caused. Wrongful death actions represent the legal claims made by survivors of those killed by the wrongful actions of another. Wrongful death actions may be pursued as lawsuits, possibly resulting in a wrongful death settlement in Washington...

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Common Infections After A Dog Bite

Categories: Dog Bite

Getting bit by a dog is a terrifying and traumatic experience, but it’s dangerous as well. When most people think about dog bite injuries, they often think about the damage to skin, muscle, and tissue from the attack. Many do not realize that one of the most dangerous things about a dog bite is not...

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Tips to Naturally Stay Awake While Driving at Night

Categories: Auto Accident

Most people already know that getting behind the wheel of a car when you are falling asleep is extremely dangerous. However, what happens when you drive at night and suddenly start to feel tired or drowsy? If you have to be on the road, it’s crucial to fight off the nighttime drowsiness and stay awake...

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Washington State Settlements for Car Accident Victims

Categories: Bicycle Accidents

The following blog article was updated in January 2022. Marathoner Suffering Fractured Leg After Collision With Car Leads to $490,000 Settlement Settlement Amount: $490,000 Broken Bones Pedestrian Accidents Brett McCandlis Brown & Conner attorney Dean Brett’s client Armando was an Elite Master’s runner who trained 5 to 20 miles a day, 6 days a week,...

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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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