Compensation For Emotional Distress in WA
Posted in Personal Injury on March 23, 2023
A personal injury can cause physical pain, and long after the accident, the trauma suffered emotionally is often still very present. Traumatic car accidents, being the victim of violence or of an animal attack, being injured on the job, or any other happening can cause emotional anguish and leave a lasting mark on the...
Washington Car Accident Laws
Posted in Motor Vehicle Accidents on March 12, 2023
Washington residents spend a lot of time on the road. Regular commuters and travelers on Washington roads are often involved in traffic accidents. Car accidents in Washington have laws to protect drivers and passengers and hold the responsible party accountable. Table of Contents Washington State’s Fault-Based SystemWashington Laws for Behavior at the Scene of...
[Study] The Deadliest Highways in the United States
Posted in Firm News, Motor Vehicle Accidents on March 1, 2023
Unfortunately, fatal collisions occur every day throughout the United States. For a variety of reasons, however, some areas on roads and highways see far more fatal crashes than others. Which American roads are the deadliest? Where are motorists killed most often? Our Seattle personal injury lawyers worked with data visualization agency 1Point21 Interactive and...
How to Handle Your Medical Bills After a Car Accident in WA
Posted in Motor Vehicle Accidents on February 21, 2023
If you have been injured in a car accident caused by the negligence of another driver in Washington, you need to know how your medical bills will be paid. Unfortunately, this can be a challenging aspect of car accident claims. Medical bills often start coming in right away, but car accident claims may not...
Statute of Limitations For a Truck Accident in WA
Posted in Truck Accident on January 9, 2023
Every type of personal injury claim in Washington must be filed within a specific period of time, according to state law. The time frames involved in these cases are called the statute of limitations. In general, each civil lawsuit related to a truck accident in Washington must be filed within three years from the...
Benefits of Hiring an Attorney After a Pedestrian Accident in Seattle
Posted in Pedestrian Accident on January 1, 2023
According to data from the Washington Department of Transportation, we can see that there were 342 total pedestrian accident incidents across Seattle during the latest full year of information available. Out of these incidents, there were 23 fatalities, 63 suspected serious injuries, and 154 suspected minor injuries. After a pedestrian sustains an injury caused...
Why Hire a Truck Accident Lawyer After an Accident on the Job
Posted in Truck Accident on December 13, 2022
After sustaining an on-the-job injury, truck drivers may simply trust the process. That is, they may choose to trust that the workers’ compensation insurance carrier and their employer will treat them fairly. However, that is not always what happens. It is strongly advised that victims reach out to a skilled Seattle truck accident attorney...
What is the Most Common Type of Lift Truck Accident?
Posted in Truck Accident on December 1, 2022
Lift trucks, more commonly known as forklifts, are regularly used in warehouses and other types of businesses throughout Washington. These vehicles are used for transporting heavier materials along non-roadway areas, typically through a factory setting, across parking lots, or in some other industrial workplace. Unfortunately, accidents involving forklifts do occur, and they often result...
What Causes Rollover Collisions?
Posted in Distracted Driving, Motor Vehicle Accidents on November 4, 2022
Rollover accidents are perhaps one of the most terrifying types of incidents that occur on the roadway. These incidents can lead to catastrophic injuries for those inside the vehicle. These types of incidents can involve a single vehicle or multiple vehicles. It is imperative to understand how rollover accidents are most likely to occur...
Symptoms of a Chest Injury After a Car Accident
Posted in Motor Vehicle Accidents on November 4, 2022
Vehicle accidents can lead to a wide range of injuries. This can include injuries to the chest area. Often, car accident chest injuries are not immediately visible, and there may not be any signs or symptoms right away. However, there are some signs and symptoms that you and your loved ones need to be...