Can I File an Accident Claim Against the State of Washington?

Categories: Car Accidents

government vehicle accident

Experienced Attorney Assisting Washington Residents File Accident Claims Against the State In the state of Washington, if there is a motor vehicle accident, the state as well as local governments may waive their sovereign immunity. If they waive this immunity, an accident victim can sue the government entity for injuries and receive compensation in return….

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Will Medical Insurance Payments Affect My Personal Injury Settlement?

Categories: Personal Injury

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Knowledgeable Attorneys Discuss Insurance Payments and Personal Injury Settlements in Washington A common damage in a personal injury settlement is medical costs. These are past medical expenses that you have paid, as well as those that your health insurance has paid. Medical costs often create interesting situations, especially when health insurance picks up most of…

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Understanding the Settlement Value of a Brain Injury

Categories: Personal Injury

Brain Injury

Experienced Attorneys Serving Families of Victims with Brain Injuries in Washington State Head injuries range from mild to life-threatening. Some head injuries are obvious, such as bleeding from the wound site, while others are silent. Often, an injury to the head leads to brain trauma. Brain trauma that is severe enough to be permanent or…

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What Steps Should I Take After a Chain Reaction Accident?

Categories: Car Accidents

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Experienced Accident Attorneys Serving Victims of Chain Reaction Crashes in Washington Heavy rainstorms, sleet, and ice create hazardous driving conditions for even the most experienced and safest drivers. In Washington, it is not uncommon for chain reaction accidents to occur. When these do, it is important that you are prepared and know how to respond…

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Top Five Winter Liability Issues to Address

Categories: Car Accidents

Winter Liability Issues

Experienced Attorneys Fighting for Victims of Winter Accidents in Washington State With winter in full swing, there are snowy roads, icy sidewalks, and a high risk for winter-related injuries across the state. Even if your home is not in a wintry area of Washington, you have the rains and ice to worry about. Not only…

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Will an Arbitration Clause Affect Your Personal Injury Claim?

Categories: Personal Injury

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Washington Arbitration Clause and Personal Injury Attorneys Arbitration is a common course of action in personal injury lawsuits. Lately, they have been shown in the news for cases involving the NFL, and even Lance Armstrong. Arbitration, however, is nothing new. It is one of the many options for resolving a case. In some cases, however,…

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Liability Waiver Wins Lawsuit for LA Fitness

Categories: Personal Injury

liability waiver

Washington Injury Attorneys for Victims who Signed Liability Waivers When you sign up at your local gym, you might have to sign a contract or agreement. Often, you do not bother to read it. You probably assume that it states the usual legalese about your rights, but have you ever thought about the fine print?…

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Can You Sue for a Wrongful Death from a Failed Cosmetic Procedure?

Categories: Wrongful Death

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Experienced Wrongful Death Attorneys Serving Victims of Failed Cosmetic Procedures throughout Washington State Surgeries carry risks, and elective procedures have risks that may outweigh the benefits. Elective procedures are those that the patient opts for, and are not life-saving procedures. Therefore, when an error occurs, the law is a little unclear. When a patient undergoes…

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Is Walking a Dangerous Way to Travel These Days?

Categories: Personal Injury

pedestrian accident

Injury Attorneys Serving Victims of Walking Accidents in Washington The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, powered by the U.S. Department of Transportation, has stated that pedestrian accidents are over-stated in accident data countrywide. They state that these accidents account for 14 percent of traffic fatalities, but only account for 10.9 trips. There is no reliable…

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Can a Minor File a Lawsuit in the State of Washington?

Categories: Personal Injury

accident involving minor

Experienced Attorneys Helping Minors File Injury Lawsuits in Washington When a minor is injured, parents or guardians of the minor may wonder if the child is able to file a lawsuit on his or her own against the negligent party. The process for filing an injury claim for a child is somewhat like an adult,…

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