How Long after a Car Accident Can You Claim an Injury?

Car Accidents

The time you take to report a car accident injury can affect your settlement. Ideally, you should report the incident to your auto insurance company within 24 hours, and you should file a claim with the other party’s insurance in under 72 hours. In addition to car accident claims through insurance companies, you also should…

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When Do You Hire a Car Accident Attorney?

Car Accidents
Mount Vernon Auto Accident Injuries

Anyone involved in a motor vehicle crash that resulted in serious injuries needs an attorney. However, after a serious accident, you may wonder how quickly you should contact one, or if you could settle the case yourself by negotiating with the insurance company. If you are thinking of waiting or you think that you can…

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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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