Can An Injured Passenger Sue The Driver After a Car Accident?

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?

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?

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

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?

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