Personal Injury

How Are Personal Injury Settlements Paid Out?

The goal of any personal injury case is to obtain as much compensation as possible for the injured person, typically either through an insurance claim or a lawsuit. Very few lawsuits go all the way to trial. Instead, the parties reach an agreement in which the defendant pays a settlement in exchange for the dismissal…

Read More...

Five Extraordinary Examples of Personal Injury Settlements

Personal injury settlements, like other legal settlements, are often confidential. The plaintiff may often agree not to discuss the settlement in public in exchange for a certain sum. But other settlements—most notably the multi-state tobacco and asbestos settlements—can be transparent, giving the public a glimpse behind the curtain of some high-stakes personal injury litigation. Below,…

Read More...

My Neighbor’s Dog Bit Me, Legal Options For Aggressive Dogs

Dogs are known as “man’s best friend” for a good reason. They have provided companionship to countless people all over the world for thousands of years. Dogs are also a serious responsibility, though, and dog owners have a duty to keep their dogs from threatening or hurting people or other animals. Laws regarding dangerous or…

Read More...
Understanding the Statute of Limitations on a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in WA State

Understanding the Statute of Limitations on a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in WA State

When someone you love dies unexpectedly at the hands of another, the tragedy leaves behind waves of intense emotions. These emotions may prevent you from taking the necessary actions to get justice promptly in the days that follow. However, if you delay too long, you may not be able to get justice due to Washington’s…

Read More...
5 Ways to Lose Your Personal Injury Claim

5 Ways to Lose Your Personal Injury Claim

Make sure you aren’t your own worst enemy when it comes to your personal injury lawsuit. Trying to handle the claim on your own can lead to critical mistakes — the kind of mistakes you might not even realize you’re making. Read on for a list of common mistakes people make with personal injury claims….

Read More...
7 Most Dangerous Highways for Car & Truck Accidents in WA State

7 Most Dangerous Highways for Car & Truck Accidents in WA State

Each year, Washington State’s highways are sadly home to about 500 fatal collisions, some with more than one victim. These collisions aren’t spread equally throughout the state, however; many serious crashes take place on just a handful of roads and highways. Below, learn more about seven of the most dangerous highways in Washington State, what makes them so treacherous,…

Read More...
Christmas-Shopping-Trolley-with-toy-tree-and-Present-Boxes

What Are the Most Common Holiday Accidents

With the holidays just around the corner, many folks are out and about, doing their Christmas shopping and getting everything together for the big Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas celebrations to come. Unfortunately, these winter preparations can bring a fair share of accidents along with them, but many are avoidable if you take some precautions. So,…

Read More...

What You Should Know about Ridesharing Accidents

Ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft have become part of everyday life in America as a convenient source of transportation. In fact, they have largely replaced the taxis and buses of the recent past. Rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft are called Transportation Network Companies (TNC). They set up a qualification process for their drivers,…

Read More...

Delayed Injury Symptoms to Be Aware of after an Auto Accident

Auto accidents are an all-too-common occurrence, but they are a fact of life. And when someone else’s negligence has caused an accident, they should be held responsible for any subsequent negative effects that you are suffering. These effects can be anything from property damage to lifelong physical ailments. But some of these negative consequences do…

Read More...

How Can I Protect My Personal Injury Claim in Bankruptcy?

The decision to file personal injury is not an easy one. And if you have recently been in an accident of some sort and have a pending personal injury claim, the decision gets even more difficult. Will the personal injury court take my settlement if I get one? How much will they take? Is there…

Read More...

Connect With An Attorney

Oops! We could not locate your form.