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What Does Full Coverage Auto Insurance Mean in Washington State?

The moments after a car accident can be confusing and disorienting. In this situation, you may be unsure what you should do next — and when the medical bills and repair invoices start to come in, you can face significant financial hardship due to expenses you were not prepared for. However, you can claim compensation

HOV Lanes and Hot Spots in Washington State

In the state of Washington, it is the responsibility of all drivers to follow the rules of the road and obey state traffic laws. However, not all drivers uphold this standard of care — especially when it comes to high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes. HOV lanes, also known as carpool lanes, are especially important in

Ignition Interlock System Injuries

After a DUI arrest in Washington state, the court will impose a series of administrative and criminal penalties. Consequences can include jail time, fines, license suspension or revocation, and mandatory community service. However, you may also have to install an ignition interlock device on your vehicle — which can lead to severe injury due to

SEEKING WITNESSES: Pedestrian Seriously Injured in Covington

Colburn Law is seeking information from witnesses about a Halloween night collision that resulted in a pedestrian being airlifted to Harborview Medical Center with life threatening injuries. The collision occurred around 12:30 a.m., Friday, November 1, 2019, in Covington.  A black Subaru was traveling northbound on 164th Avenue Southeast toward Southeast 264th Street.  The Subaru

What Questions Should I Ask My Personal Injury Lawyer?

There are many personal injury law firms and attorneys operating throughout Washington state – when it comes time for you to hire someone to represent your case, how can you make a decision as to who to hire? You want to ensure that the lawyer you choose can provide the highest quality legal representation and

What Is the Washington School Bus Law?

To prevent injury to children who use the school bus, Washington state has a few rules in place that drivers must follow. These laws are common across the country: drivers must stop when a school bus emits a certain signal and wait until the vehicle drives away to avoid accidentally striking a child. However, not

JUUL Vaping Injuries & Dangers

Vaping is a relatively new activity in the United States and in Washington state, and vape manufacturers, such as JUUL, often market their products as safe alternatives to smoking. However, since vaping is such a recent trend, we do not know how serious the long-term effects of these devices can be – and some JUUL

What Is a Deposition?

If you are filing a personal injury lawsuit in Washington civil court, chances are you will have to attend a deposition. A deposition is a tool that courts use during the discovery process prior to your case’s trial, allowing your attorney to learn about the circumstances surrounding your case and find potential pieces of evidence.

Washington Bicycle Accident Hotspots 2013-2017 [Interactive Map]

Washington has a reputation for embracing bicycles – a national study has even ranked Washington as the most bicycle-friendly state in the United States for eight years in a row. Although fatalities and serious injury collisions among bicyclists have decreased in recent years, the fact remains that bicycle collisions still occur throughout the state on

Can a Car Accident Cause Degenerative Disc Disease?

Car accidents are very common in Washington state, often leading to painful injuries and serious property damage. You have the right to claim compensation through an insurance claim or lawsuit for these injuries – but what happens if the car accident aggravates your pre-existing degenerative disc disease? Whether or not you knew that you had