Who Can Be Held Liable For a Truck Accident?
August 4, 2023 | Accidents,Car Accidents
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
Can You Get Whiplash Even When You Wear a Seatbelt?
June 23, 2023 | Car Accidents,Personal Injury
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?
June 9, 2023 | Car Accidents,Personal Injury
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
[Study] Causes of Teen Car Accidents
May 4, 2023 | Car Accidents,Personal Injury
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
Negligent vs. Reckless Driving
January 4, 2023 | Accidents,Car Accidents
The vast majority of vehicle accident claims in the Washington area are the result of the negligent actions of one or more drivers on the roadway. However, there are certainly accidents that occur as a result of reckless driving. But what is the difference between negligent driving and reckless driving? Here, we want to define… read more
Washington Car Seat Laws
November 10, 2022 | Car Accidents,Personal Injury
Parents and guardians must ensure that their children are safe when they are riding in a vehicle. Every state has enacted specific car seat laws related to child safety. Here, we want to review what Washington says about car seats and booster seats as well as penalties for violating these laws. Incorrectly using car seats… read more
Negligent Driving Versus Reckless Driving
October 5, 2022 | Car Accidents
Vehicle accidents happen in a variety of ways, often due to the careless, negligent, or reckless driving of others. However, it is important to understand that there is a difference between negligent driving behaviors and reckless driving. We want to define the difference between these two and discuss how they could affect a personal injury… read more
What Is A Staged Car Accident?
July 26, 2022 | Car Accidents
Most vehicle accidents are caused by the negligent actions of one or more drivers on the roadway. However, there are times when individuals “stage” a car accident in an effort to defraud insurance carriers or crash victims. Here, we want to more thoroughly describe what a staged vehicle accident is and examine what you can… read more
Who Is At Fault For a Borrowed Car Accident in Washington State?
June 21, 2022 | Car Accidents
Vehicle accidents are not uncommon in Washington, and most injury and property damage claims are resolved through settlements with insurance carriers. However, this can become challenging in the event an accident occurs in a car that somebody else has borrowed. If you have been injured or sustained property damage in an accident where the driver… read more
How Medical Records Can Impact Your Personal Injury Claim
May 23, 2022 | Accidents,Car Accidents
If you or somebody you love has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another individual, it is very likely that you will have to file a personal injury claim to recover compensation. However, despite hiring a Seattle personal injury lawyer, recovering this compensation can be challenging, and there are various types… read more