What to do After Being Injured at Work
December 20, 2019 | Accidents,Insurance,Personal Injury
Workers have rights, and they should never have to worry about whether they will be covered after a work injury. Every employer has a duty to provide a workplace that is free from known and foreseeable dangers that could harm employees. However, accidents do happen in the workplace, and workers are regularly injured. According to… read more
The Top 5 Most Common Car Accident Injuries
December 10, 2019 | Accidents,Car Accidents,Personal Injury
Injuries are an unfortunate part of car accidents, and they are not uncommon in Washington. During the latest reporting year in the state, there were over 100,000 total crashes. Out of those, there were: 2,257 suspected serious injuries 9,978 suspected minor injuries 22,382 possible injuries The Top 5 Most Common Car Accident Injuries Any car… read more
What To Do If You Were Seriously Burned At a Restaurant
November 20, 2019 | Medical malpractice,Personal Injury
Restaurants can present hazards both for workers and customers. One of the most common types of injuries that occur in a restaurant are burn injuries. Restaurant owners and employees are responsible for keeping their premises safe for those who eat and drink there. They must also warn employees if they cannot keep an area safe… read more
If I’m the Victim of a Hit-and-Run, What Can I Do?
November 11, 2019 | Accidents,Car Accidents,Personal Injury
While nobody wants to be involved in an accident of any type, hit-and-run incidents present specific challenges for victims. These incidents often result in serious injuries and damages and, in many cases, a driver is never caught after the crash. If you or a loved one have been injured in a hit-and-run crash, there are… read more
What Are the Most Common Causes of Distracted Driving?
August 9, 2019 | Accidents,Car Accidents,Personal Injury,Uber/Lyft Accidents
As drivers, we have the responsibility to operate our vehicles safely while we are on the road. We may know not to get behind the wheel while intoxicated, but there is another dangerous and all-too-common driving behavior that many people engage in called distracted driving. Whether a driver is texting or applying makeup, any behavior… read more
I Was Hit by an Uber… Now What?
July 24, 2019 | Accidents,Car Accidents,Uber/Lyft Accidents
Ridesharing is a popular form of transportation today, with companies Uber and Lyft leading the pack. However, like all vehicles, Uber and Lyft drivers are not exempt from getting into an accident. If an Uber or Lyft driver hit you while driving, you may suffer injuries and other damages you could collect compensation for in… read more
What to Do After a Work Injury
July 12, 2019 | Accidents,Personal Injury
Collecting compensation after a workplace injury in Washington can be a complicated process. While your injury or illness may vary based on the type of work you do, filing a claim with the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries will help you obtain compensation to recover from your damages. Following these steps with the… read more
Can Bartenders be Liable for a Patron’s DUI in Washington?
June 20, 2019 | Car Accidents,DUI
A DUI begins when a person drinks too much alcohol and gets behind the wheel of a motor vehicle. In most cases, the responsibility for the drunk driver’s actions ends there. However, if the driver consumed the alcohol in a bar or tavern, the establishment and the person serving the alcohol may also have some… read more
What is Washington State Dog Bite Law?
June 7, 2019 | Accidents,Personal Injury
Like many places in Washington today, Seattle is becoming more and more dog-friendly. Businesses like restaurants and hotels – really virtually anyplace their owners patronize – now welcome dogs with open arms. While it’s great the modern world has become more friendly to our canine companions, there are risks involved with bringing people and dogs… read more
The Most Common Birth Injuries
May 20, 2019 | Accidents,Medical malpractice,Personal Injury
When you imagine the birth of your baby, you likely envision mild labor followed by an uneventful delivery, resulting in a healthy, happy baby. While many parents experience anxiety before a child’s birth regarding previously unknown birth defects and complications, a rarely discussed phenomenon causes a surprisingly large amount of newborn injuries. Birth injuries, or… read more