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
The Top 10 Most Common Prescription Drug Errors
May 7, 2019 | Accidents,Medical malpractice,Personal Injury
Pharmaceutical drugs exist to promote a variety of positive health outcomes, such as a reduction in symptoms, pain management, lowering blood pressure, lowering cholesterol, and more. However, if not taken correctly, instead of having the desired positive effects, prescription medications can cause injuries. Injuries can occur for a number of reasons, but all present a… read more
Establishing Negligence in Personal Injury Cases
April 25, 2019 | Personal Injury
If you are filing a personal injury lawsuit in Washington civil court, your personal injury attorney will need to prove that the at-fault party was truly responsible for causing your injuries. In the personal injury claims process, proving negligence can be challenging depending on the circumstances. In order to successfully prove a personal injury lawsuit… read more
How Long Does It Take to Settle a Personal Injury Claim?
April 6, 2019 | Personal Injury
If you are thinking of filing a personal injury claim in the state of Washington, you may wonder how long the entire process will take for you to receive your settlement check. The length of your case will vary based on the facts of your accident, the number of defendants in your lawsuit, the complexity… read more
Do I Have to File a Police Report After a Minor Accident in Seattle?
March 27, 2019 | Accidents,Car Accidents
If you are in a car accident in Washington state, you may wonder what your obligations for filing a police report are. If the accident was very minor, such as a fender bender, you may think that filing a police report is unnecessary. However, you should file a police report in every car accident, no… read more