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Secondary Brain Injury Prevention

Brain injuries are some of the most serious conditions we can develop after an accident. While mild forms of brain injuries can heal relatively quickly, moderate to severe injuries can lead to severe, lasting complications and can often be fatal. One type of brain injury that can be especially dangerous is a secondary brain injury.

Understanding Washington Parking Laws

As Washington drivers, it is our responsibility to follow applicable traffic laws and keep our roads safe. However, many drivers can overlook the important role that parking laws play in maintaining traffic safety. When you are looking for a place to park while driving in Washington, make sure to keep these key parking laws in

Proving Causation in Personal Injury Claims

When you file a personal injury claim or lawsuit in Washington State, you will need to work with your attorney to prove that negligent actions caused your injuries. Without this causation, you would not be able to claim compensation for your injuries. While proving causation may seem straightforward in theory, it can get very complicated

Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Coverage in Washington State

If you suffer injuries in a car accident in Washington state, you may have to pay for expensive medical bills, lose out on weeks of wages, and suffer a variety of other damages from pain and suffering to vehicle damage. You have multiple options to recover compensation for your losses after a car accident, including

What Is a Subrogation Claim?

If you were recently involved in a car accident in Washington state, you may have received notice from an insurance company stating that they are filing a subrogation claim against you. Most people do not know what a subrogation claim is until after they receive these notices. What Is Subrogation? When you are involved in

Announcing The 2019 Colburn Law TBI Scholarship Winner

Colburn Law is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2019 Traumatic Brain Injury Scholarship — Jenna Culotta, who is planning on attending UCLA this fall. Jenna will be studying biology and plans to attend medical school to become a doctor. In addition, Colburn Law is pleased to award an additional $1,000 each to Gabriella

Guide to Filing a Medical Malpractice Claim in Washington State

Medical malpractice occurs when a patient sustains an injury caused by some form of negligence on the part of a medical practitioner. This negligence typically falls under one of several different categories: misdiagnosis, failure to diagnose, deviation from predetermined treatment/surgery, or lack of sanitation (causing infection). Medical malpractice falls under a form of personal injury

Toddler Pool Safety – Preventing Accidents This Summer

Swimming during the summer months is an exciting activity for young children. Although this aspect of summer fun is a staple for many families, enforcing safety practices is essential in preventing unnecessary accidents. Maintain the fun of pool-time by taking into consideration a few safety tips that will keep your little ones safe. Stay Away

Electric Scooter Laws & Regulations in Seattle

Electric scooters have gained phenomenal notoriety in recent years throughout the United States. Despite the increased popularity among the general population, some cities, like Seattle, have challenged their safety. The question remains whether a safe way to integrate motorized scooters into the realm of public transit exists. History of Electric Scooters Peugeot was the first

Emotional Distress Damages in a Personal Injury Case

Emotional distress is a very real issue after a traumatic personal injury accident. A severe car crash, act of violence, dog attack, workplace fall, or other incident can impose significant emotional scarring and mental anguish. The psychological trauma the victim of someone else’s negligence suffers is not a harm the state of Washington ignores. It