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July 2021

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Why Do Drivers Fail To Use Their Blinkers?

Before a driver makes a turn or changes lanes, he or she has a duty to use his or her turn signal. Also known as indicators or blinkers, turn signals are a necessary part of traffic safety, helping inform other drivers that a vehicle intends to make a turn. However, some drivers may fail to

Who is Liable for Public Pool Slip and Falls?

During the hot months in Washington, many people flock to public pools as a way to keep cool and engage in a fun summer activity. While these facilities are enjoyable for many Washington residents, public pools can pose serious safety risks. The operator of the pool may fail to properly maintain the facility or warn

Mistakes to Avoid in a Personal Injury Claim

Filing a personal injury lawsuit is highly complex and involves a series of important steps. Any mistakes during the claims process can delay your claim or prevent you from recovering compensation altogether. By hiring an experienced personal injury attorney to assist you through this process, you can avoid common errors and protect your right to

How Do Insurance Companies Decide If a Car is Totaled?

Car accidents can cause a lot of damage to your vehicle. In these situations, you want to have your car repaired as quickly as possible so you can get back on the road. However, some vehicle damage can be so extensive that the insurance company will consider it totaled, and you will need to request

Fall From a Ladder at Work – What Are My Legal Rights?

Every year, falls lead to thousands of serious injuries and fatalities across the United States. Fall accidents often lead to physical, financial, and emotional hardships for the victims, and can occur at home, at work, or on another person’s property. Many of these accidents involve falls from ladders, which can increase the risk of very

Damages to Look for After a Rear-End Car Accident

One of the most common types of car accidents are rear-end collisions. When a vehicle crashes into the back of another car, bumps and dents may seem apparent at first—but rear-end collisions often result in hidden damage that can be difficult to spot at first glance. If you are involved in a rear-end car accident,