[Study] Causes of Teen Car Accidents

Teenagers receiving their driver’s permit or driver’s license is a significant milestone in their lives. It is a rite of passage that provides them with a newfound independence and freedom. Along with the excitement of driving comes serious responsibility to keep teenage drivers and other drivers on the road safe. Before parents and guardians hand… read more

Does the State of Washington Require a Motorcycle Rider to Wear a Helmet?

Motorcycle helmets save lives, and state law requires motorcycle riders to wear them. However, there are specific requirements regarding what actually constitutes an approved motorcycle helmet. Here, we want to review Washington’s motorcycle helmet law and discuss what characteristics an approved helmet must have. What the State Law Says When examining RCW 46.37.530, that it… read more

What are the Symptoms of a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Traumatic brain injuries can result in long-term physical and cognitive deficits for victims, but they can be hard to notice right after an incident occurs. It is imperative for anyone who sustains a blow or bump to the head or body to seek immediate medical care, even if they do not feel any signs or… read more

Why Are Spinal Cord Injuries Serious?

Spinal cord injuries are one of the most severe injuries an individual can sustain. These types of injuries often result in significant loss of motor function from the site of the injury downward, including partial or complete paralysis. Here, we want to discuss spinal cord injury severity along with the actual costs victims and their… read more

Who Can Be Held Liable For a Truck Accident?

Accidents involving larger commercial trucks can result in major injuries and property damage, particularly for those inside smaller passenger vehicles. If an individual is harmed due to the negligent actions of a truck driver or truck carrier, they should be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, it is important to determine liability in… read more

What Is The Difference Between Mild, Moderate, & Severe Brain Injuries

Anytime an individual sustains a significant bump or blow to the head or body, or if their body is rapidly jerked back and forth, they could sustain a brain injury. However, there are various levels of brain injuries that can affect individuals, and there is a difference between a mild, moderate, and severe brain injury…. read more

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Washington

When we examine the public portal that displays the total number of crashes that occur in Washington, we can see that there were nearly 2,000 total motorcycle collisions during the most recent reporting year. This information provided by the Washington State Department of Transportation indicates that 125 of these collisions were fatal, and more than… read more

Can You Get Whiplash Even When You Wear a Seatbelt?

Whiplash is an injury associated with the neck caused by a forceful rapid back and forth or side-to-side movement of the upper body and neck, similar to the cracking of a whip (hence the name ‘whiplash’). Information available from the Mayo Clinic indicates that these injuries are often caused by rear-end accidents, but they can… read more

What Is Truck Plantooning? 

The world of trucking has been changing at a rapid pace, particularly when it comes to how these large vehicles get from place to place. One method you may not have heard of is called “truck platooning.” Here, we want to describe truck platooning while also examining some of the dangers associated with this practice…. read more

Washington Motorized Scooter Helmet Laws

Scooters have become more popular and widely used throughout the state. Perhaps you have seen various companies rent out electric scooters around the state of Washington, including Lime and Bird. However, these electric scooters have become significant hazards, particularly when scooter riders collide with other people, vehicles, or fixed objects. Here, we want to discuss… read more

Medical Conditions That Result From Pituitary Gland Damage

The pituitary gland is a little endocrine gland located near the base of our brains. This gland is responsible for releasing several important hormones and also controls the function of various other endocrine system glands. There are various types of conditions that can affect the pituitary gland. Here, please review some of these conditions. How… read more