What is a “Reasonable Person” – and How Does it Affect My Injury Case?

Categories: Personal Injury

calculating damages

Washington Attorneys Explain the “Reasonable Person” Standard in Personal Injury Cases In personal injury law, a “reasonable person” is a hypothetical individual created in legal fiction who is the representation of the standard care established by the courts and communicated through case law. This person is essentially the definition of what others should and would…

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Common Plaintiff Mistakes Made Immediately After the Accident

Categories: Personal Injury

plaintiff mistakes

Do you know what you should or shouldn’t do after an accident? Injury Attorneys Explain What to do Following an Accident on Washington Roads When plaintiffs attempt to handle their own accident cases, it is common for them to fail to collect the full amount of compensation that they are entitled to. A plaintiff could…

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Proving Landlord Negligence in an Injury Case

Categories: Personal Injury

Landlord Negligence

Personal Injury Attorneys Fighting for Victims of Landlord Negligence across Washington As a renter, you expect that your landlord will keep the property you rent safe. While this is the case for most, there are instances where tenants may suffer catastrophic injuries because of the landlord’s’ failure to maintain the property. Determining liability in an…

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What Damages Are Recoverable by the Estate?

Categories: Wrongful Death

Woman Grieving

Wrongful Death Attorneys Assisting Families Recover Losses After the loss of a loved one, you and family members may be able to recover economic and non-economic damages. However, it is important that you understand that every estate’s circumstances are different, and not all damages are recoverable in wrongful death lawsuits. Therefore, it is best that…

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Cycling Safety Tips During Washington Winters

Categories: Bicycle Accidents

winter bicycling

Accident Attorney Fighting for Victims of Winter Cycling Injuries in Washington Winter in Washington is not like other states. While there is snow and ice at times, most of our winters involve heavy rainfall and winds. Therefore, most Washington residents enjoy riding their bike for recreation or even for commuting – regardless of the season….

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Common Dental Injuries Associated with Car Accidents

Categories: Personal Injury

mouth injury

Accident Attorneys Fighting for Victims of Dental Injuries in Vehicle Crashes throughout Washington While most know about the typical car accident injuries, such as broken bones, most do not realize that there is a high risk for dental injuries. Dental injuries are extremely serious and costly to correct. For some, it could require restoration and…

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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

Personal Injury Settlement

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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