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What is the Most Common Type of Lift Truck Accident?

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...

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What Causes Rollover Collisions?

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...

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Symptoms of a Chest Injury After a Car Accident

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...

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How Long Will My Car Accident Case Take To Settle?

If you sustain an injury as a result of the actions of another driver, you likely need money for your medical bills and property damage expenses. You may also wonder how long it will take your case to settle. However, there is no clear answer to how long these claims take. For cases resolved...

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10 states where pedestrians are killed by vehicles at the highest rates—and how to keep people safe

Canva Most people are pedestrians at some point, even if they don’t live in a city where car ownership isn’t necessary. From the country’s sprawling suburbs to the most rural locales, you can find people strolling on sidewalks and crossing parking lots, children walking to school or heading to friends’ homes, and joggers out...

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What Kind of Evidence Do I Need I Need To Collect After an Accident?

It can be confusing to understand what type of evidence you need after a car accident occurs in Washington state. The reality is that you need as much evidence as possible to prove the liability of the other driver or drivers involved. Car accident cases typically hinge on the evidence available to insurance carriers...

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What Are the Symptoms of CTE?

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is brain degeneration that is likely caused by repeated head trauma. Unfortunately, CTE can only be diagnosed through an autopsy after a person passes away by studying various sections of the brain. This is a rare disorder that is not fully understood yet, but recent studies and significant media attention...

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[Study] The Deadliest Highways in the United States

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...

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PTSD and Other Mental Challenges After a Crash

When most people think of car accidents, they think of injuries like broken bones, concussions, bruises, lacerations, and other types of physical trauma. However, it is not uncommon for vehicle crash victims to suffer from significant emotional in psychological trauma, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Here, we want to discuss how often PTSD occurs...

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Do Environmental Factors Cause Car Accidents?

There are a number of factors that contribute to vehicle accidents in Seattle. Often, these incidents are caused by the careless or negligent actions of drivers on the roadway. However, there are times when environmental factors can lead to car accident collisions on our roadways. Here, our team of personal injury lawyers in Seattle...

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