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
Average Lawyer Compensation from a Car Accident Settlement
April 10, 2022 | Car Accidents
Individuals often wonder how much an attorney costs. This is particularly true for those who sustain injuries caused by the actions of others and need legal assistance fast. The reality is that most personal injury lawyers in Washington will take claims on a contingency fee basis. Here, we want to define what a contingency fee… read more
If a Bike and a Car Collide, Who is at Fault?
February 9, 2022 | Car Accidents
Accidents between vehicles and bicycles often result in devastating personal injuries. Unfortunately, bicyclists are considered vulnerable roadway users, and even riders wearing a helmet can face catastrophic damage. It is important to determine fault in the aftermath of a bike versus vehicle collision in Washington. Here, we want to discuss how fault is determined in… read more
What is a Reasonable Settlement for a Car Accident?
January 27, 2022 | Car Accidents
If you or somebody you love sustains an injury or property damage in a car accident caused by another driver in Washington, you need to know what steps to take to recover compensation for your losses. However, it can be challenging to know what a “reasonable settlement” should look like. Determining what is reasonable or… read more
What are the Symptoms of Whiplash?
November 11, 2021 | Car Accidents,Personal Injury
Whiplash is one of the most common injuries individuals sustain as a result of a vehicle accident. Sometimes, people tend to ignore the severity of whiplash injuries, but that is a mistake. Here, we want to discuss the symptoms of whiplash as well as the steps that individuals can take to recover compensation if they… read more