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5 Signs of a Birth Injury

No parent wants to discover that his or her child suffered a birth injury. Birth injuries can require weeks or months of healing for the infant. Some children may never fully recover from their birth injuries. The main cause of birth injuries in Washington State is negligence. A doctor or nurse’s negligence during pregnancy, labor,

Negligent Driving vs. Reckless Driving

Negligence and recklessness are two different types of driver behaviors. While both can cause serious auto accidents and severe injuries, they each have distinct legal definitions under Washington State law. Understanding the difference between negligent and reckless driving can help you navigate an auto accident case. It could also lead to a different result during

Washington State Dash Cam Laws

Dashboard cameras, or dash cams, have become more popular in recent years thanks to modern technology. It is easier and more affordable than ever to install a dash cam in a vehicle (or onto helmets, for many motorcyclists). Drivers may install dash cams to record their surroundings – and to potentially catch a crash on

Grass Clippings Pose Hazard to Motorcyclist Safety

Dumping grass clippings in the road after mowing the lawn is more than just an eyesore – it is a hazard that is against the law in some cities and states. Grass clippings are a serious safety threat to motorcyclists in Washington. Going through grass clippings is the equivalent of hitting black ice, according to

Seattle Crane Accident Lawyer

On April 27, 2019, a crane collapsed in downtown Seattle causing the deaths of four people and injuring at least four others.  The crane accident occurred at Fairview Avenue North and Mercer Street when a tower crane working on a new Google campus fell. The four fatalities included two ironworkers who were in the tower

Is Lane Splitting Legal in Washington State?

It is a common sight on Washington highways – motorcycles, zipping between two slow-moving lanes of traffic. So common, in fact, that the topic is often up for debate. Is lane splitting legal in Washington state? If you ride a motorcycle and had a collision while lane splitting, you may still receive some compensation for your

PTSD After a Motorcycle Accident

If you were recently in a motorcycle accident, your physical recovery is likely at the forefront of your mind. However, some motorcycle accident victims continue to experience the circumstances of the accident long after the physical injuries heal. In some cases, motorcycle accident victims can even develop post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. In fact, nearly

When Can a Pedestrian Be at Fault?

Many people subscribe to the notion that the pedestrian always has the right-of-way. While it is certainly true that pedestrians are much more vulnerable to injury due to the physics of car versus pedestrian accidents, and while drivers contribute to a great many pedestrian accidents, pedestrians are not immune to fault. What Are Some Situations

Who is at Fault if a Pedestrian Was Hit While Jaywalking?

Car versus pedestrian accidents in Seattle often result in severe injuries for the pedestrian, who is no match for an object as large as a car. Pedestrians may choose to sue to pursue compensation for injuries caused by the accident. However, what if your car versus pedestrian accident occurred as you were jaywalking? Can you

Did you receive CoolSculpting treatment in a local spa or salon?

You might not know that CoolSculpting is supposed to be done at the direction / prescription of a medical doctor.  By law, it is supposed to be performed by a physician, or by a trained technician in the physician’s office.  When you walk into a spa, and find that they offer CoolSculpting, you might well