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Announcing the 2021 Colburn Law Covid Scholarship

Colburn Law is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 $1,000 COVID-19 scholarship for local nurses and first responders. We are so thankful to be able to give back and help out our community in any way possible. Our team understands the importance of education as well as how difficult and burdensome a college

What Is Sudden Unintended Acceleration?

Car accidents can happen for several reasons. In many cases, negligent driving behavior is responsible for these collisions. In other cases, however, dangerous and defective auto parts contribute to car accidents. One type of defect, known as sudden unintended acceleration, is extremely dangerous and can lead to serious crashes. Sudden Unintended Acceleration: A Dangerous Risk

When Are You Liable for Another Person’s Driving?

Washington is a fault insurance state, which means that at-fault drivers are financially liable for any accidents they cause. What many drivers do not realize, however, is that their liability is not limited to when they are behind the wheel; they may also be liable for any accidents someone else caused while using their car.

Accidents Involving a Government Vehicle in Washington State

Washington is a fault accident state, which means that drivers who are responsible for collisions must pay for their victims’ damages. Private drivers must uphold this responsibility, as well as government employees who are driving government vehicles or using their private vehicles for government purposes. However, the reporting process for accidents involving government employees differs

What Is Considered Essential Evidence in a Car Accident?

In Washington state, car accident victims have the right to pursue compensation if another person was responsible for their collision. If you sustain injuries due to a negligent driver, you can file a personal injury lawsuit or insurance claim against him or her to recover compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages. However,

Coup-Contrecoup Car Accident Brain Injuries

  Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) affect thousands of people each year. These injuries usually occur due to a violent blow or jolt to the head, or when an object penetrates the skull. TBIs often result in permanent complications and can be fatal without prompt treatment. There are many types of TBI, including concussions, contusions, and

How Do You Prove Negligence in a Slip and Fall?

  All property owners have a duty to keep their premises in safe condition, and they must respond to and warn visitors about potential hazards in a reasonable manner. Slip and fall accidents occur when a property owner fails to maintain safe premises, leading to severe injury to visitors, residents, and patrons alike. If you

Amnesia After a Car Accident

  During a car accident, you can experience severe, devastating injuries, such as traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). These brain injuries are one of the most serious car accident injuries, but they are also very common. TBIs often require hospitalization and could result in death without prompt treatment. One common symptom of TBI is memory loss,

What Are Common Causes of Scaffolding Accidents?

A scaffold is a temporary structure that workers on a construction site use to elevate materials, equipment, and themselves. While these platforms are vital to building large structures, scaffolds can be very dangerous if they are not used properly. Scaffolding accidents can cause severe injuries, including broken bones, spinal cord damage, and brain trauma. There

Can You Get Whiplash From a Side Impact Collision?

A side-impact collision, also known as a T-bone collision, can be very serious. These accidents occur when one vehicle collides head-on into the side of another vehicle, severely injuring the occupants inside. Any passenger inside of a vehicle during a side impact collision can suffer serious injuries, including internal organ damage, broken bones, and brain