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April 2020

Colburn Law

The Differences Between Personal and Bodily Injury

When you are filing a lawsuit for damages you suffered in an accident that someone else caused, there are many pieces of legal jargon you will need to know. During the course of your claim, you may have heard the terms personal injury and bodily injury — and while they may sound similar, they refer

How Do Insurance Companies Determine Pain and Suffering?

In personal injury cases and insurance claims, you may claim two main types of damages: economic and non-economic. Economic damages refer to the tangible, out-of-pocket expenses you incur during the accident, while non-economic damages involve the emotional impact of the injury. Also known as pain and suffering damages, this type of compensation can be difficult

How Long Does It Take to Settle a Personal Injury Claim?

When you are suffering from a personal injury, you may incur significant expenses, such as mounting medical bills, lost wages during your recovery time, property damage, and much more. The settlement you receive at the conclusion of your case can compensate you for your losses — but how long does this take? While each personal

Life Care Center of Kirkland Fined for Negligence in Handling Coronavirus Outbreak

On April 1, Life Care Center of Kirkland was fined more than $600,000 for their comprehensive failure to prepare, act, and respond to the novel coronavirus outbreak. The long-term care facility is widely considered the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in Washington – in fact, the first confirmed case of coronavirus in the United States