Should I Take the Insurance Companies First Settlement Offer?

Personal Injury
insurance

After an accident, you might be contacted by the other party’s insurance. The claims’ adjuster assigned to your case could propose a settlement right then and there. You have medical costs, cannot work, and you need money, but should you accept the first settlement offered to you? Generally, it is not advisable to accept the…

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Common Tests You Can Expect for Head and Brain Injuries

Personal Injury
head and brain injury

Your skull and membranes protect your brain. Both work together to create a hard shell and padding. But in a severe accident, they might not be enough. When an accident is catastrophic enough to harm brain function, it is called a traumatic brain injury (TBI). TBIs range from a mild concussion to serious brain trauma….

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How Serious Is a Brain Injury?

Personal Injury
brain injury

A brain injury of any kind can cause destruction or permanent deterioration of the brain cells. In the United States, brain injuries occur more frequently than you might realize – with 2.6 million people per year suffering from some type of brain injury. Many die from traumatic brain injuries each year, because the human body…

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What to Expect as the Plaintiff of a Personal Injury Case

Personal Injury
plaintiff courtroom

Trusted Washington Personal Injury Attorneys You have been injured, and now you are thinking about hiring an attorney. You know you need an attorney to represent your legal rights, and you want to receive the most compensation possible in your case. But, you find yourself curious about the process. What does it look like? What…

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An Introduction to Your Legal Options after a TBI

Personal Injury
brain injury

Knowledgeable Lawyers Serving Washington’s Personal Injury Victims One prevalent and severe injury people suffer in an accident is a traumatic brain injury (TBI). TBIs can be overlooked by the victim or even a treating physician because they do not necessarily show symptoms immediately – and sometimes can take a few days or weeks for symptoms…

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How Do You Value Your Injuries and Losses?

Personal Injury
damages

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

Personal Injury
fake injury

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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When Can You Sue for Police Misconduct?

Personal Injury
police misconduct

After an unpleasant confrontation with law enforcement, you may feel tempted to file a lawsuit or complaint. However, a bad experience with law enforcement does not necessarily mean you are the victim of misconduct or that the officer has harmed you in any way. However, when an arrest seems unwarranted, unfair, or you were treated…

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Who is Liable for a Defective Climbing Wall?

Personal Injury
climbing wall

Washington Defective Product Injury Lawyers Rock climbing is not only a great activity but an excellent way to get in shape. With more people getting outdoors, embracing the backcountry of Washington, and seeking gyms with rock walls, the chances for serious injuries are increasing. Gyms are adding rock walls for avid climbers to try and…

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Do Dram Shop Laws Apply in Washington?

Personal Injury
dram shop

Washington Injury Lawyers Protecting those Injured by Drunk Drivers For years, the state of Washington has considered social host responsibility pivotal when a minor injures someone in a drunken driving accident. However, in 2004, the state expanded the statute to cover adult offenders as well. Today, the state can hold the host or establishment responsible…

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