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Posted in Medical Malpractice on October 19, 2021
If you plan on filing an accident claim in Washington state, you will need to obtain copies of your medical records. Your medical information will serve as crucial evidence in your claim, helping you establish the nature, extent, and cause of your injuries and hold the at-fault party accountable for your losses. You have theWho Is Liable for an Accident Caused by Poor Road Conditions?
Posted in Car Accidents on October 19, 2021
In Washington, car accidents can happen for several reasons. In many cases, a driver’s negligent or dangerous actions contribute to these collisions, such as driving under the influence or running a red light. In these situations, you could file a lawsuit or insurance claim against the negligent driver. If you are involved in an accidentMontana Amtrak Train Derailment Injury Claims
Posted in Personal Injury on September 30, 2021
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 16Why Delayed Pain After a Car Accident Could Be Serious
Posted in Personal Injury on September 15, 2021
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?
Posted in Personal Injury on September 10, 2021
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?
Posted in Personal Injury on September 7, 2021
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 andHow to Take Pictures for Evidence After a Car Accident
Posted in Car Accidents on September 3, 2021
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. WashingtonAccidents Caused by Failing to Yield in Washington
Posted in Car Accidents on September 1, 2021
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 rightHow Common is Nerve Damage from a Burn Injury?
Posted in Burn Injuries on August 16, 2021
Burn injuries can result in serious injuries, including permanent scarring, skin damage, and severe pain. In very serious cases, however, you may sustain permanent nerve damage from a burn—and lose all sensation in the affected area. Nerve damage from a burn injury is not common but can occur if you develop very serious burns. IfWhat Happens When a Car Accident Case Goes to Trial?
Posted in Car Accidents on August 11, 2021
Washington is a fault insurance state, meaning that victims of car accidents have the right to hold at-fault drivers accountable for their injuries. If you are involved in a car accident, you can file an insurance claim or lawsuit against the motorist responsible for the collision. While most car accidents can reach a resolution during