Understanding Liability, Responsibility, and Compensation in Car Accidents

Car Accidents
Everett Car Accidents

In a car accident claim, various terms get tossed around. Two terms that are commonly misunderstood are “liability” and “responsibility.” While the meanings are similar, in the legal realm, these terms can vary quite significantly, especially when it comes to a personal injury claim. Likewise, these terms dictate which party pays compensation to the victim….

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Washington State Settlements for Car Accident Victims

Bicycle Accidents

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, and averaging 75 miles a week. He ran the…

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Washington DUI Car Accident Laws You Should Know

Car Accidents
dui-accident

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 laws lowered the acceptable blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to…

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10 Reasons You Need an Attorney for a DUI Accident Injury

Car Accidents
dui

Driving under the influence is a criminal offense. If a person chooses to drink and drive and causes an accident, they not only face the criminal penalties for doing so but can be punished with compensatory and punitive damages. Victims of DUI accidents can suffer from serious, debilitating injuries that require long-term medical care. Some…

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What Happens after a DUI Accident?

Car Accidents
dui-accident

Drunk driving accidents often lead to severe injuries to drivers and passengers involved in the collision. For the driver who was intoxicated, that accident will not only result in a DUI citation, potential jail time, and fines, but it might also lead to an injury lawsuit. In most states, driving while under the influence and…

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How Does Drunk Driving Affect My Car Accident Case?

Car Accidents
driver with flask of alcohol

Experienced Car Accident Lawyers Serving Washington State Residents Injury cases are difficult enough, but when one driver was intoxicated at the time of the accident, the situation becomes even more complicated. Today, we focus on the issue of drunk driving and how that might affect a personal injury case. There are two instances where drunk…

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Reasons to Get Witness Statements after a Car Accident

Car Accidents
witness statements

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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