If I’m the Victim of a Hit-and-Run, What Can I Do?

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?

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?

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

Can Bartenders be Liable for a Patron’s DUI in Washington?

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

Do I Have to File a Police Report After a Minor Accident in Seattle?

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

Is Washington a No-Fault State for Car Accidents?

Individuals experiencing a car accident in Washington state often find themselves wondering who was responsible for the accident. After all, determining fault for an accident will eventually determine responsibility for damages incurred as the result of the accident, such as medical bills, missed wages, and emotional distress. How does Washington determine fault in a car… read more

Car Insurance Claims Process

If you have suffered injuries in a car accident in Seattle, you will need to file a claim with the insurance company to receive compensation. You will then undergo the claims process to reach a settlement for your accident. Different insurance companies have different processes to settle a claim. An experienced Seattle car accident attorney… read more

My Spouse Died in a Trucking Accident. What Are My Rights?

If you lost your spouse in a trucking accident, you may still be struggling with the aftermath of his or her death. You may suffer from severe losses, both economic and noneconomic, and struggle to recover. Under Washington law, you can work with a Seattle truck accident lawyer to file a wrongful death lawsuit against… read more

Washington Car Accident Laws

Most drivers in Washington state will be in a car accident at some point in their driving careers. If you have suffered injuries in a car accident in the Seattle area, you may want to know what the laws are for reporting and collecting compensation after car accidents. You will have to take the following… read more

What Happens to My Vehicle After an Auto Accident?

If you are in a car accident in Seattle, you may wonder how you will receive repairs for your vehicle. Whether your vehicle was damaged beyond repair or you suffered a minor fender bender and you can still drive around, the insurance company will take certain steps to evaluate your vehicle’s damage and determine a… read more