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Posted in Bicycle Safety on October 18, 2019
Washington has a reputation for embracing bicycles – a national study has even ranked Washington as the most bicycle-friendly state in the United States for eight years in a row. Although fatalities and serious injury collisions among bicyclists have decreased in recent years, the fact remains that bicycle collisions still occur throughout the state onCan a Car Accident Cause Degenerative Disc Disease?
Posted in Car Accidents on October 18, 2019
Car accidents are very common in Washington state, often leading to painful injuries and serious property damage. You have the right to claim compensation through an insurance claim or lawsuit for these injuries – but what happens if the car accident aggravates your pre-existing degenerative disc disease? Whether or not you knew that you hadPsychiatric Injuries At Work
Posted in Worksite Injury on October 10, 2019
Under Washington state law, employees have the right to recover compensation for any physical injuries or illnesses they receive while performing duties related to their jobs. However, physical ailments are not the only hazards that can occur at work. Mental stress and psychiatric injury can lead to significant hardship as well, and many working environmentsWho Has the Right of Way at an Intersection?
Posted in Safety Tips on September 25, 2019
When we drive, we have to follow the rules of the road to keep ourselves and other drivers out of harm’s way. One of the most important laws we have to follow is the right of way – whose turn is it to drive when, and who has control in certain driving situations. Failure toWhat Is the Eggshell Skull Rule?
Posted in Personal Injury on September 15, 2019
Under Washington state law, you have the right to collect compensation for your damages if you suffer injuries in an accident that you did not cause. These damages can include past and future medical expenses, lost wages, property damage, and more depending on the circumstances of your case – and they can be very high,Do You Need a License to Drive a Motorized Scooter?
Posted in Safety Tips on September 8, 2019
When it comes to motorized vehicles like cars, scooters, and motorcycles, the state of Washington maintains control over who can lawfully operate on state roads. While you do need a license to ride a motorcycle or drive a car, you may wonder if these regulations apply to motorized scooters – and the answer is yes.Washington State Auto Repair Laws
Posted in Car Accidents on September 2, 2019
The aftermath of a car accident can be stressful and scary, especially if you suffered significant damage to your vehicle. While the insurance company may offer to pay for your vehicle’s repairs after a collision, visiting a shop can be intimidating. You may not know what exactly is wrong with your vehicle and how muchImportant Records to Obtain After a Truck Accident
Truck accidents in Washington state can be severely damaging, whether you were in a motor vehicle, on a bike, or simply walking down the street. The sheer size and weight of semi-trucks often leads to severe injury and property damage, resulting in high medical and repair expenses. However, you could claim compensation for your lossesHow Do You Prove a Doctor’s Negligence Resulted in a Birth Injury?
When we visit a hospital to deliver our newborn babies, we expect the doctor and his or her medical team to perform up to professional standards. However, not all families receive the best medical care during labor and delivery. Sometimes, a doctor’s negligence can lead to significant birth injuries in a child that cause lifelongHow Old Do You Have to Be to Ride on the Back of a Motorcycle?
Motorcycles, like all motorized vehicles, are prone to accidents. Because of the size and lack of protection that motorcycles have when compared to cars, these accidents can be very severe and can often lead to fatalities. While the minimum age to ride on the back of a motorcycle in Washington is five years old, many