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March 2023

Colburn Law

How Does a Car Accident Affect Your Personality?

Car accidents can have a profound impact on a person’s life, leading to physical injuries, extreme trauma, and financial stress. One aspect that is often overlooked is how a car accident can affect a person’s personality. In the aftermath of these collisions, you can suffer from significant emotional distress that affects your relationships, daily activities,

How Does Light Rain Affect the Roads?

Rainfall is a regular weather event in the state of Washington, and it can have a significant impact on the condition of roads. Frequent rain showers can accumulate to cause standing water, resulting in hydroplaning, and loss of tire traction. Even light rain can create slippery road conditions that may increase the risk of accidents.

Bicycle Safety Tips for Motorists in Seattle

Seattle is well-known for being a bike-friendly city. With its beautiful landscapes and extensive network of bike lanes and trails, it’s no wonder why cycling is such a popular mode of transportation in the city.  However, despite the city’s efforts to promote bicycle safety, accidents can still occur. As a motorist, it is crucial to

What Evidence Is Needed in a Truck Accident Claim?

Truck accidents can be devastating, and they often leave victims struggling with physical injuries, emotional trauma, and financial hardships. If you’ve been involved in a truck accident, you could recover financial compensation for your losses by filing an insurance claim or lawsuit against the at-fault party.  One of the key factors in determining the outcome

What Are the Symptoms of a CTE Brain Injury?

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a degenerative brain disease that is caused by repeated head trauma. Commonly associated with athletes and military personnel, CTE can have a significant impact on an individual’s quality of life, affecting his or her cognitive and emotional functioning.  However, the symptoms of CTE can be subtle and difficult to detect,

How Does an Underride Accident Happen?

Underride accidents are a type of collision that can occur between a passenger vehicle and a large commercial truck. These accidents can be particularly devastating, as the smaller vehicle can become wedged underneath the truck, leading to catastrophic injuries or even death. Many factors can contribute to an underride accident, and most often, these collisions

What Are Jackknife Accidents?

The sight of a large truck or trailer jackknifed across a roadway is a harrowing and often deadly one. Jackknife accidents are a significant hazard that can have devastating consequences for drivers, passengers, and other road users. When a truck towing a trailer or other large object loses control and the trailer swings out to

Washington’s Comparative Negligence Laws

When filing a personal injury lawsuit, it is common to wonder how much compensation you can receive. In the state of Washington, several factors can affect the amount of compensation awarded in a personal injury case, including the state’s comparative negligence statute. These laws are designed to allocate fault and determine how much compensation a