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November 2021

Colburn Law

Seattle Right of Way Laws

To keep everyone safe on the road, it is important for all motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians to follow Seattle’s right-of-way laws. The right of way dictates the flow of traffic and helps prevent avoidable collisions at stop signs, traffic lights, and other intersections. However, not everyone obeys right-of-way laws, leading to serious accidents on Seattle

What Happens If I Wasn’t Wearing a Seat Belt in My Car Accident?

If you are riding in a motor vehicle in Washington state, it is important to wear a seat belt. Although these safety devices cannot prevent all injuries or fatalities, seat belts can help significantly reduce the risk of serious damage during a collision. However, not everyone wears a seat belt at all times while riding

What Is a No-Contact Motorcycle Accident?

A motorcycle accident can occur for several reasons, including a driver’s failure to yield the right of way, distracted driving, speeding, and other types of negligent driving behaviors. Although many of these accidents involve a direct collision, not all motorcycle crashes are caused by an impact. In some cases, a driver’s actions cause a motorcyclist

What Are Punitive Damages?

After an accident, you may want to file a personal injury lawsuit against the person responsible for your injuries. Through your claim, you can recover damages for the economic losses you suffered, as well as your non-economic pain and suffering. In these situations, you may wonder if you are eligible for a third category of

What to Do Following a Hit and Run Motorcycle Accident in Washington

A motorcycle accident can be very scary. You may wonder if you have serious injuries, worry about paying for losses like medical care or property repairs, and feel confused about how the accident happened. These worries can feel heightened if the accident was a hit and run. If you are involved in a hit-and-run motorcycle

What Happens If You Are Struck by an Unlicensed Driver in Washington?

To lawfully operate a vehicle in Washington state, all drivers must carry a valid license. Driving without a license can result in serious consequences, whether the driver’s license was revoked, suspended, expired, or never obtained. However, not all motorists uphold these rules. If you are involved in a car accident with an unlicensed driver, you

Do I Need an Attorney for a Minor Car Accident?

Every year, hundreds of car accidents occur on Washington roads. While some accidents are very serious and result in extensive injuries and property damage, many of these collisions are relatively minor. You may wonder if you should seek a Seattle car accident attorney after a minor collision in these situations. Although you are not required