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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

What Is Dooring and What Should You Know About It?

Drivers do not always pay proper attention to cyclists on the road. From tailgating to unsafe turns, cyclists are often at risk of serious accidents because of dangerous driver behavior. Even parked cars can be dangerous. When a driver opens his or her door into the path of a cyclist, the consequences can be devastating.

How to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim

In Washington, businesses that have at least one employee are usually required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. This coverage provides benefits for medical care, wage replacement, and other expenses if an employee is injured on the job. If you suffer a workplace injury, you have the right to file one of these claims. Here are

Washington State Bike Laws

As a cyclist, it’s important to be aware of the rules of the road. Knowing and following applicable bike laws can help you stay safe, avoid tickets, and reduce the risk of any accidents.  Like all states, Washington state has several laws that apply to cyclists. Here are the rules that you should know when

What to Do in a Bicycle Hit-and-Run Accident

Cyclists are vulnerable to serious accidents on the road. When a bicycle accident occurs, all parties are required to stop and exchange information—but not some drivers flee the scene, leaving injured cyclists without a means for seeking justice. If you are involved in a bicycle hit-and-run accident, it can be difficult to know what to

Road Rash Injuries from Car Accidents

Road rash is a serious, painful injury when your skin has extended contact with a rough surface, scraping the top layer of the skin. There are many types of incidents that can cause road rash, including bicycle, motorcycle, pedestrian, and car accidents. If you develop a road rash in a car accident, it is important