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What Is an Insurance Dispute?

Filing an insurance claim can be a difficult and lengthy process. From car accident claims to homeowners’ insurance cases, it is very common to find yourself in a disagreement or dispute with the insurance provider.  An insurance dispute can complicate an already-stressful claim. However, having an attorney on your side could improve your chances of

What Is a Summons?

There are several important processes involved when filing a civil lawsuit. One of the most important is the summons, or a form that lets a defendant know that there is litigation pending against him or her.  To appropriately file a summons, you and your attorney will need to comply with a series of important requirements.

Strict Product Liability versus Negligence

Injuries and illnesses befall Washington residents every single year. Some people suffer these effects due to the actions of another person or even a business, such as a manufacturer, retail store, or distribution company.  In these situations, victims have the right to pursue claims against the parties responsible for their injuries. However, different types of

Product Liability Insurance versus Products and Completed Operations Coverage

Owning a company can be risky. Business owners can face liability in many situations, from injuries caused by employees or hazards on their commercial properties to harm caused by dangerous and defective products. To protect their financial interests in these situations, business owners carry various types of liability insurance. When it comes to defective products,

Product Liability versus Errors & Omissions (E&O)

In Washington, manufacturers are subject to liability if they release a defective product and subsequently injure a customer. Product liability lawsuits can reach tens of thousands to even millions of dollars, which can significantly impact a business. To protect their interests, these manufacturers often purchase general liability insurance, as well as errors and omissions (E&O)

Product Liability versus Defective Products

Consumers are exposed to dangerous and defective products every year, leading to serious injuries and illnesses. If you are injured by a product defect, you may wonder what your options are for seeking justice. In Washington, people who are injured by defective products have the right to file a lawsuit against the responsible manufacturer. Known

What Victims Should Know About The Renton Bus Accident

A Renton crash involving a Metro bus,  a dump truck and another vehicle has injured 6 people, some very seriously.  See the original reporting in the Seattle Times, here. Victims of a catastrophic accident need immediate support from family and friends, medical doctors, and oftentimes legal help.  The physical and emotional injuries suffered during a

Announcing the 2021 Colburn Law TBI Scholarship Winners

This Year’s Winner: Taryn Ingalls Colburn Law is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2021 $3,000 Traumatic Brain Injury Scholarship — Taryn Ingalls! Taryn will be attending the University of Michigan this fall. She plans to pursue a degree in International Relations with the hopes of attending law school and working for the United

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

Washington State Dram Shop Laws

Drinking and driving is extremely dangerous. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 55% of drivers involved in motor vehicle fatalities between midnight to 3am were under the influence of alcohol. More than 10,000 people die from drunk driving crashes each year — approximately one person every 50 minutes. These statistics suggest many