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September 2021

Colburn Law

Montana Amtrak Train Derailment Injury Claims

Three people were killed and at least 50 others have been injured after an Amtrak train derailed in Montana on Saturday September 25th 2021. According to authorities, eight cars on an Empire Builder train had derailed at about 4 p.m. local time near Joplin, Montana. There were about 141 passengers on board and another 16

Why Delayed Pain After a Car Accident Could Be Serious

Car accidents can result in severe, painful injuries that require extensive medical care and lengthy recovery times. Some injuries are apparent immediately after the collision, such as broken bones or deep lacerations. Other symptoms, however, may not appear for days or even weeks following a collision.  Delayed pain can be caused by shock, internal damage,

What Are Interrogatories in a Personal Injury Case?

When you file a personal injury lawsuit in Washington civil court, there are a number of steps that you will have to take before you can secure compensation. You may need to engage in pretrial negotiations with the at-fault party, depose witnesses and other relevant parties, and calculate your potential award.  During the discovery process,

What Are Economic Damages in a Personal Injury Case?

After an accident, you may want to take legal action against the person responsible for your injury. Through a personal injury lawsuit or insurance claim, you have the right to recover compensation for the losses you suffered due to the at-fault party’s actions. Under Washington law, you can recover two types of damages: economic and

How to Take Pictures for Evidence After a Car Accident

The moments after a car accident can feel scary and overwhelming for many people. You may have very serious injuries and require immediate medical attention. Your vehicle may be destroyed, and you may wonder how you are going to pay for repairs. You may worry about your financial well-being, physical health, and psychological safety.  Washington

Accidents Caused by Failing to Yield in Washington

Right-of-way laws are crucial to protecting drivers, cyclists, pedestrians, and other individuals in Washington state. A driver’s failure to yield the right of way could lead to serious collisions, life-threatening injuries, and significant physical, emotional, and financial hardship. If you are in an accident with a driver who failed to yield, you have the right