[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

What Are The Types of Product Liability Cases?

Defective products are more than just an annoyance. Unfortunately, faulty products can make it into our households and workplaces, leading to significant injuries and illnesses. According to Washington State Legislation, products can become defective in a variety of ways, but, we can generally boil down the issues to three types of defects: design flaws, manufacturing… read more

How To Preserve Evidence From a Seattle Bicycle Accident 

After a Seattle bicycle accident occurs, there will likely need to be an investigation to determine what happened. A bicycle accident victim may be able to recover compensation for their losses, including coverage of their medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering damages. However, securing compensation requires proving that the other party was negligent…. read more

What Damages Can You Recover From a Motorcycle Accident?

Motorcycle accident victims are much more susceptible to sustaining severe injuries in the event they collide with another vehicle, a fixed object, or are involved in a single-vehicle accident. In situations where another driver or entity caused a motorcycle accident victim to crash, the victim may be able to recover compensation for their losses. Typically,… read more

What is Comparative Negligence in Washington?

When an injury incident happens, and there are multiple parties responsible for causing the incident, the issue of comparative negligence is going to arise when victims file claims to recover compensation. However, states throughout the country handle comparative negligence claims in different ways. In Washington, we use a “pure comparative negligence” system, which differs from… read more

Who Can Be Held Liable for a Wrongful Death Case in Washington

If you believe you have a wrongful death claim, understanding who can be held liable is perhaps the most crucial element involved in the process. However, liability is not always straightforward. In some cases, yes, there may be one other obvious party who is liable for a wrongful death. However, the nuances of these claims… read more

Can a Government Entity Be Responsible for a Slip & Fall Injury?

A government entity could be held responsible for a slip and fall injury, but these claims are complicated. Filing a personal injury lawsuit against a government agency does not follow the exact same steps as a traditional personal injury lawsuit in Washington. Here, we want to discuss the scenarios where a government entity could be… read more

How Do I Know If I Have a Medical Malpractice Case? 

If you or somebody you love has been injured or become ill as a result of the negligent actions of a medical provider, you need to reach out to an attorney as soon as possible. These claims are complicated, and individuals without much legal experience in this field may not understand whether or not they… read more

What Are The Levels of Spinal Cord Injury?

There are many misconceptions about spinal cord injuries, but one thing is certain – any level of spinal cord injury is serious. These types of injuries can leave lasting impacts on a victim, even if the injury does not lead to total paralysis. Here, we want to discuss the various levels of spinal cord injuries… read more

Slip and Fall Statute of Limitations in Washington

Sustaining a slip and fall incident can lead to serious injuries and major expenses for a victim. Recovering compensation can be challenging, and one of the main challenges involves filing a claim against another party on time. Here, we want to review the statute of limitations for slip and fall injury claims in Washington. We… 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