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September 2022

Colburn Law

What Is an Override Accident?

Accidents between a large truck and a small passenger vehicle can be catastrophic. Although most truck drivers are cautious on the road and do their best to avoid accidents, other truckers are not so careful. As a result, serious truck accidents can occur. An override accident is a particularly dangerous type of truck collision. This

What Is an Insurance Dispute?

Filing an insurance claim can be a difficult and lengthy process. From car accident claims to homeowners’ insurance cases, it is very common to find yourself in a disagreement or dispute with the insurance provider.  An insurance dispute can complicate an already-stressful claim. However, having an attorney on your side could improve your chances of

Who Is Liable in a Single-Vehicle Accident?

When we hear about car accidents, we often assume that they involve at least two vehicles. However, not all collisions involve another driver. If you are injured in a single-car accident, you may wonder what to do next. Washington law requires that any motorist who causes an accident is liable for the damages of their

Car Accident Claims Involving Leased Vehicles

Cars can be expensive, and very few people can afford to pay for a vehicle out of pocket. As a result, leasing is a popular financing option for those in the market for a new car. A car lease allows you to rent a car for a certain period of time and return it at

What Recovery Is Expected Following a Spinal Cord Injury?

A spinal cord injury can be life-altering. In many cases, these injuries leave you partially or completely paralyzed, unable to move or feel sensations below the injury site. While some spinal cord injuries are permanent, it is possible for some victims to make a partial recovery. Many factors can contribute to whether a patient will

What Are Common Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries?

Spinal cord injuries can be very severe. The spinal cord is critical for feeling and function, and any damage can result in permanent disabilities. There are many factors that could cause a spinal cord injury, including car accidents, falls, and sports injuries. If someone else’s actions caused your spinal cord injury, you may be eligible

Types of Spinal Cord Injuries

The spinal cord is one of the most important structures in the human body. This collection of nerves, which are protected by bones called vertebrae, are responsible for communicating messages from the brain to the rest of the body. If any part of the spinal cord is damaged, a person’s life could change forever. Severe

Spinal Cord Compression & Medical Malpractice

A spinal cord injury can change your life in significant and dramatic ways. Paralysis, lack of sensation, severe pain, and many other complications can occur when the spinal cord is compressed or severed. Many factors can lead to a spinal cord injury, including medical malpractice. Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare professional fails to uphold