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
What to Do After a Work Injury
July 12, 2019 | Accidents,Personal Injury
Collecting compensation after a workplace injury in Washington can be a complicated process. While your injury or illness may vary based on the type of work you do, filing a claim with the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries will help you obtain compensation to recover from your damages. Following these steps with the… read more
What is Washington State Dog Bite Law?
June 7, 2019 | Accidents,Personal Injury
Like many places in Washington today, Seattle is becoming more and more dog-friendly. Businesses like restaurants and hotels – really virtually anyplace their owners patronize – now welcome dogs with open arms. While it’s great the modern world has become more friendly to our canine companions, there are risks involved with bringing people and dogs… read more
The Most Common Birth Injuries
May 20, 2019 | Accidents,Medical malpractice,Personal Injury
When you imagine the birth of your baby, you likely envision mild labor followed by an uneventful delivery, resulting in a healthy, happy baby. While many parents experience anxiety before a child’s birth regarding previously unknown birth defects and complications, a rarely discussed phenomenon causes a surprisingly large amount of newborn injuries. Birth injuries, or… read more
The Top 10 Most Common Prescription Drug Errors
May 7, 2019 | Accidents,Medical malpractice,Personal Injury
Pharmaceutical drugs exist to promote a variety of positive health outcomes, such as a reduction in symptoms, pain management, lowering blood pressure, lowering cholesterol, and more. However, if not taken correctly, instead of having the desired positive effects, prescription medications can cause injuries. Injuries can occur for a number of reasons, but all present a… read more
Establishing Negligence in Personal Injury Cases
April 25, 2019 | Personal Injury
If you are filing a personal injury lawsuit in Washington civil court, your personal injury attorney will need to prove that the at-fault party was truly responsible for causing your injuries. In the personal injury claims process, proving negligence can be challenging depending on the circumstances. In order to successfully prove a personal injury lawsuit… read more
How Long Does It Take to Settle a Personal Injury Claim?
April 6, 2019 | Personal Injury
If you are thinking of filing a personal injury claim in the state of Washington, you may wonder how long the entire process will take for you to receive your settlement check. The length of your case will vary based on the facts of your accident, the number of defendants in your lawsuit, the complexity… 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
Car Insurance Claims Process
February 2, 2019 | Accidents,Car Accidents,Insurance,Personal Injury
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?
January 13, 2019 | Accidents,Car Accidents,Personal Injury
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