Reasons to Get Witness Statements after a Car Accident

Categories: Car Accidents

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Experienced Washington State Car Accident Attorneys You might not think much about the people surrounding you after a motor vehicle accident, but every single person there at the scene offers incredible value later – especially if you need to file a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. One of the most vital things attorneys…

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Time Limits and “Discovery Rules” in a WA Wrongful Death Case

Categories: Wrongful Death

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Losing a loved one is shocking and heartbreaking. Learning that your loved one’s unexpected death could have been prevented can make matters even worse. When the loss was caused by the negligence of someone else, whether from a motor vehicle accident, workplace accident, or medical malpractice, you may turn to the law for help. Family…

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An Explanation of Injury Damages – What Can You Receive?

Categories: Catastrophic Injury

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In a personal injury case, the plaintiff has the right to seek damages. Damages are financial compensation given to the plaintiff to help make them financially whole, and restore what was lost before the accident. In some cases, it is difficult to put a monetary value on a victim’s suffering, but the purpose of these…

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Do You Know How to Drive in Fog Safely?

Categories: Car Accidents

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As a coastal state, Washington gets its fair share of fog every year. While the biggest fog seasons are in the summer, fogs still happen randomly year-round. Surprisingly, most Washingtonians are not the best at navigating in the fog despite its frequent appearance. This is because no matter how good of a driver you are,…

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How Do You Value Your Injuries and Losses?

Categories: Personal Injury

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The idea of putting a dollar amount on your injuries, pain, and mental anguish can seem impossible. However, it is an important part of filing an injury claim. Insurance companies and your attorney will consider your injuries and determine how much they are worth. This is by far the most important and difficult portion of…

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Critical Rules to Remember When Cycling in Washington

Categories: Bicycle Accidents

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The state of Washington considers your bicycle a “vehicle,” any time you ride it on a roadway. So, what does that mean for you? That means you are required to follow the rules of the road, just like a motorist. Motorists are also required to look out for those cycling on the road. While you…

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Drowsy Driving Prevention Week – 5 Tips for Better Sleep

Categories: Car Accidents

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You know that you are supposed to get enough sleep every night – and you do your best. However, actually getting enough sleep is not always as easy as one would think. Sleep is essential for the human body. It affects your mood, mental abilities, and overall physical health. If you do not get enough…

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What to do When Insurance Claims You’re Faking Your Injury

Categories: Personal Injury

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Filing a false insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit carries serious criminal and civil ramifications. However, not all personal injury claims are fraudulent. Sometimes there are legitimately injured victims accused of falsifying information or faking their injuries. It is common for insurance claim’s adjusters to try and throw out accusations of faking or falsified information…

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5 Reasons to Hire an Attorney for a Catastrophic Injury Case

Categories: Catastrophic Injury

catastrophic injury

A catastrophic injury is one that is severe and often impacts the spine, brain or spinal cord. These injuries may also include fractures of the spine and skull. When someone suffers a catastrophic injury, the injury typically results in long-term complications. The victim is unlikely to ever fully recover. Furthermore, he or she will have…

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Common Questions and Answers about Auto Accidents

Categories: Car Accidents

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Being in a car accident can be one of the more traumatic experiences a person will ever endure in his or her lifetime. Whether a rear-end accident or a catastrophic accident, immediately afterward you will have questions regarding your rights and options. It is best to speak with a car accident attorney regarding your case,…

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