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Posted in Car Accidents on February 14, 2021
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. ThereCan You Get Whiplash From a Side Impact Collision?
Posted in Car Accidents on February 6, 2021
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 brainWhat Is the Average Payout for Soft Tissue Injury?
Posted in Personal Injury on February 2, 2021
A soft tissue injury occurs when you sustain any damage to the soft tissues in your body, rather than your bones. Soft tissues include muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, fat, and other tissues that connect and support tissues, bones, and organs throughout the body. Although these injuries are not as visible as others, soft tissue damageHow Do I Know if I Have a Punctured Lung from a Car Accident?
Posted in Car Accidents on February 1, 2021
Car accidents generate significant amounts of force, especially if the accident occurs at a very high speed. If you are in a vehicle collision, you can sustain serious injuries, including brain trauma, paralysis, and internal organ damage, such as punctured lungs. A punctured lung is a very serious injury, and, without prompt medical treatment, youWhat Is an Anoxic Brain Injury?
Posted in Brain Injury on January 21, 2021
An anoxic brain injury is a serious condition caused by oxygen deprivation to the brain. Our brain controls our body’s most important functions and relies on oxygen to survive. After approximately four minutes of oxygen deprivation, our brain cells start to die, and we can experience severe, permanent brain damage. If you or someoneTest-Drive Accidents: Who Is Liable?
If you are in the market for a new vehicle, you know how important a test drive can be. These opportunities allow you to operate a prospective vehicle before you decide to purchase it, allowing you to gain a better understanding of whether or not the car is right for you. However, accidents can occurRoad Trip Safety Tips During Coronavirus Outbreak
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, travel has become a risky activity. Common transportation options, such as airplanes and public transit, places you in close proximity to crowds of strangers and may increase your chances of exposure. To reduce their COVID-19 risk, many Washington residents are choosing to take road trips in the safety ofCar Accident Claims Involving Leased Vehicles
Posted in Car Accidents on January 7, 2021
Not everyone can afford a car, which is why leasing is becoming a popular option for drivers looking for a new vehicle. However, car accidents can happen any time, in any place—and in any vehicle, even if you are not the primary owner. If you are in an accident while driving a leased car, youHow Pre-Existing Conditions Affect an Injury Claim
Accidents can be expensive. After sustaining an injury, you may need to take time off work, receive expensive medical care, and experience physical and psychological pain and suffering, affecting your quality of life. If someone else is responsible for the accident, you may be eligible to pursue compensation through a lawsuit or insurance claim. IfWhat to Do in a Roadside Emergency
Posted in Car Accidents on January 3, 2021
Roadside emergencies can happen to any driver. From flat tires and overheated engines to serious collisions with other motorists, these incidents can place you in danger of another collision and strand you without assistance on Washington roads. During these situations, it is important to take careful steps to stay safe and seek the help you