personal-injury

accidents caused by truck driver fatigue

Accidents Caused by Truck Driver Fatigue

What do you need to know about accidents caused by truck driver fatigue? We’ve all been there. You are driving down the road, and a large semi-truck is pulling up alongside you. You feel quite small in your tiny little passenger car as this behemoth begins to block out the sun from one side of…

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out-of-state

What to Do When You’ve Been Injured in a Car Accident Out-of-State

What should you do if you’ve been injured in a car accident out of state? Americans move around a lot. We like to visit family in neighboring states and take vacations all over the country as well as internationally. If our destination is within reasonable driving distance, many people of our great state of Washington…

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COVID-19 Might Affect Personal Injury Lawsuit

How COVID-19 Might Affect Personal Injury Lawsuits

How might COVID-19 affect personal injury lawsuits? In a very brief amount of time, the global pandemic COVID-19 has tremendously changed everyday life for most of us in America and for many around the world. Many who used to work in a bustling office full of familiar co-workers each day are now working remotely from…

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Should I Accept the First Offer from an Insurance Company?

Should you accept the first offer from an insurance company? After an accident, the insurance company will come to you with a settlement offer – and often faster than you anticipated. While the offer might look great, you should never accept the first offer from the insurance company. Even though your bills are piling up…

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Can Rideshare and Delivery Companies Be Held Liable for Their Drivers’ Auto Accidents?

Can rideshare and delivery companies be held liable for their drivers’ auto accidents? Ride-share companies and food delivery services are popping up all over the state. Whether you hitch a ride with Uber or order dinner from DoorDash, one question is whether you can hold these companies liable when their drivers cause accidents. In some…

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auto accident

How Does an Accident Affect Car Insurance Rates?

How does an accident affect car insurance rates? Car accidents go on your driving record, which means they may affect your insurance rates. How long they will affect it, and by how much, all depend on the severity of the accident, the payout by the insurance company, and whether or not you caused it. Regardless,…

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What Are the Most Common Defense Strategies in a Truck Accident Claim?

What are the most common defense strategies in a truck accident claim? When filing a claim against a commercial trucking company, you are often going up against a large team of attorneys and a big insurance company. With that power comes numerous defense strategies, including placing the blame on the victim, to lessen how much…

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traumatic brain injuries

What Causes Traumatic Brain Injuries?

What causes traumatic brain injuries? Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can occur from a variety of situations, but the more common include trips and falls, recreational sports, motor vehicle accidents, and gun violence. TBIs range from mild to severe. Sometimes, a person can fully recover from their TBI with no long-term effects. Other times, a patient…

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What Qualifies as a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

What qualifies as a wrongful death lawsuit? A wrongful death lawsuit is a civil claim brought against a party who has caused someone’s death. The death might be through purposeful or negligent actions, and because of those actions, they have deprived loved ones of a family member and cost them unnecessary damages. Not all deaths,…

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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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