Can An Injured Passenger Sue The Driver After a Car Accident?
February 24, 2020 | Accidents,Car Accidents,Personal Injury
Getting involved in a car accident can be a scary experience. However, if you are a passenger in a vehicle that gets into an accident and are injured, you may wonder whether or not you can bring a lawsuit against the drivers involved. This can be a complicated situation, as there is often more than… read more
What Causes Wrong-Way Car Accidents?
February 14, 2020 | Accidents,Car Accidents,Personal Injury
Any car accident can be a devastating event and lead to serious injuries. However, wrong-way accidents can be particularly severe for drivers and passengers. These crashes often occur when one or more vehicles are traveling at high rates of speed. The US Department of Transportation reports that approximately 350 people are killed each year due… read more
What is a Right Hook Accident?
January 28, 2020 | Accidents,Car Accidents,Personal Injury
If you or somebody you love is a regular bicycle rider, then you know there are risks in and around the roadways. While most bicycle riders take steps to be safe on the roadway, there are many types of accidents that can harm bicyclists, and one of those is called a “right hook accident.” Understanding… 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
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
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
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
Is Washington a No-Fault State for Car Accidents?
February 11, 2019 | Accidents,Car Accidents,Personal Injury
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