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June 2017 Archives

Car crashes into guardrail critically injuring Washington man

While there are many cautious and rule-abiding drivers in Washington, everyone is still at risk of injury when others’ actions are negligent or careless. Debilitating consequences, injury and even death can cause heartache and pain for every person involved including the family members of the victims.

Who is liable when a borrowed car is in an accident?

You may have no problem loaning your vehicle to a friend or family member. You may trust him or her to drive safely and have no concerns. However, accidents happen every day even to people who are good drivers in Washington. What happens, then, if you loan your vehicle to someone and that person causes an accident? Who is responsible for paying for the damages? The reality, according to Insure.com, is that you will likely be the one paying the costs.

What you should know about birth injuries

The anticipation of the birth of your new child should be exciting and full of learning and adventure. However, these feelings can be instantaneously replaced with fear and anxiety if your child is the victim of a birth injury at the hands of your health care provider in Washington. At Elk & Elk Co,, Ltd., we are familiar with the complications that can sometimes arise during childbirth.

Taking control of your birthing experience

Whether you are delivering your first child or preparing to give birth to your third or fourth child, chances are you have felt some feelings of apprehension. As with many Washington parents, the health and safety of you and your infant is heavily reliant on the knowledge, education and professionalism of your health care provider. At Elk & Elk, we are familiar with the complications that sometimes accompany birth.

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