car-accident

Pedestrian versus Automobile Injuries

What If I’m Hit by a Car Outside of the Crosswalk?

What if you’re hit by a car outside of the crosswalk? When a vehicle strikes a pedestrian, you assume that the pedestrian has the right-of-way. But what if the pedestrian wasn’t in the crosswalk? Who is liable when there are no crosswalks indicating a pedestrians’ right to pass, and would the driver still be liable…

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Pedestrians Crossing the Highway: Who Is at Fault?

If pedestrians are hit crossing the highway, who is at fault? As you drive through city streets, you know that pedestrians have the right of way. That is why you look out for them in neighborhoods, only pass through crosswalks when they are clear, and exercise caution. When a pedestrian is crossing an interstate highway,…

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How to Prepare for a Car Accident Consultation

Do you know how to prepare for a car accident consultation with your lawyer? After you have suffered a severe injury in a motor vehicle accident, you may reach out to an attorney to schedule a consultation about your case. The purpose of these meetings is three-fold. First, you want to see if you have…

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Pedestrian versus Automobile Injuries

5 Common Pedestrian Injuries

What are the most common pedestrian injuries? The risk of a pedestrian versus automobile accident is much higher than you might think. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated 129,000 pedestrians were treated in emergency rooms for accidents with automobiles in 2015. And pedestrians are 1.5 times more likely to be…

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parental liability

When Does Parental Liability Apply in an Accident Case?

When does parental liability apply in an accident case? Every state has its own laws when it comes to parental liability in a civil matter. In the state of Washington, it is referred to as the Parental Responsibility Law. This law is not much different than from other states, and most states have some form…

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Bad Faith Insurance Claims

Important Things to Know About Bad Faith Insurance Claims

What are important things to know about bad faith insurance claims? An insurer promises to be there for a consumer in his or her time of need. That is, after all, why a person purchases insurance. Unfortunately, not all insurers are there as much as they claim, and some will abandon their customers the moment…

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Washington car accident statistics

Taking a Look: Washington State Car Accident Statistics

Taking a look at Washington State car accident statistics, compared to other states, Washington has its fair share of accidents. While some are truly accidents, most are preventable, and usually the result of someone’s negligence. If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident in the state, it is important that you speak with a…

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