Motor Vehicle Accidents

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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Determining Who is At Fault in a Car Accident Changing Lanes

Changing lanes is one of the most common driving procedures that individuals do when they hit the roadway. However, this can also be an incredibly dangerous procedure where accidents can occur if just one step is not done correctly. Here, our car accident lawyers want to examine who could be at fault for a...

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Can a Car Accident Cause Amnesia?

Vehicle accidents can lead to a range of injuries, including those that affect the brain. Any type of car accident could potentially lead to a person sustaining a bump or blow to the head, and this can affect the brain in a variety of ways. Memory loss is always a possibility after a person...

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Can a Car Accident Cause a Degenerative Disc?

The discs that sit in between the vertebrae in our spines play a crucial role. These discs are filled with a jelly-like substance that acts as a cushion between the vertebrae and keeps the bones from grinding against one another. Unfortunately, degenerative disc disease is not uncommon, although this is typically age-related or due...

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What to do After You Have Been Involved in a Car Accident

If you have been involved in a vehicle accident, then you certainly understand that there are steps that have to be taken to help you recover full compensation for your injuries and property damage. Insurance carriers and at-fault parties will fight back from having to pay out any type of compensation for your losses....

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What is Considered Property Damage in a Car Accident?

If you or somebody you care about is involved in a vehicle accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of another individual, it is very likely that you will sustain some sort of property damage. Here, we want to discuss the main types of property damage associated with vehicle accidents in Washington State....

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Can using a rideshare service keep you safer on the road?

Rideshare services are increasingly popular, especially in cities. They allow you to pay a fee to get a ride. These services have been around long enough now to assess how they impact the safety on the roads. The Insurance Journal explains a study now shows rideshare services help to decrease DUI incidents and other...

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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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How much could your spinal cord injury cost you?

Spinal cord injuries affect over 17,000 people each year and arise from a variety of sources. Depending on whether your SCI is complete or incomplete determines a lot, including chances of recovery.Regardless of the recovery chances, SCIs often demand surgery, physical therapy and long-term changes to your life in order to adjust to the...

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What is the cognitive impact of a TBI?

After a motor vehicle accident, traumatic brain injuries are common. A TBI occurs when you receive a violent jolt to your head. This can happen when your head strikes an object or an object penetrates your skull. According to Fairview, in severe cases, a TBI can affect your cognition. Cognitive issues following TBI The...

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