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How to Find Out If Someone Has Car Insurance

Whether you are involved in a severe multi-vehicle collision or a minor rear-end accident, you should always exchange insurance information after a car crash. Asking someone for his or her car insurance information can be challenging, especially if the driver does not carry the required coverage. Here are a few tips to help you find

Chronic Pain Conditions After a Car Accident

Debilitating, chronic pain is common after a car accident. Motor vehicle collisions can lead to serious physical injuries, some of which are less visible than others. Whiplash, sprains, nervous system damage, and many other injuries can result in ongoing chronic pain. If you develop chronic pain syndrome or another chronic pain condition following a car

Seven Types of Pregnancy Injuries From a Car Accident

During pregnancy, getting into a car accident can be a very scary event. These collisions can result in serious injuries to both the mother and the unborn child, leading to long-term complications and devastating fetal loss.  There are several types of pregnancy injuries that an expectant mother could experience in a car accident. If you

What Happens If I Wasn’t Wearing a Seat Belt in My Car Accident?

If you are riding in a motor vehicle in Washington state, it is important to wear a seat belt. Although these safety devices cannot prevent all injuries or fatalities, seat belts can help significantly reduce the risk of serious damage during a collision. However, not everyone wears a seat belt at all times while riding

What Happens If You Are Struck by an Unlicensed Driver in Washington?

To lawfully operate a vehicle in Washington state, all drivers must carry a valid license. Driving without a license can result in serious consequences, whether the driver’s license was revoked, suspended, expired, or never obtained. However, not all motorists uphold these rules. If you are involved in a car accident with an unlicensed driver, you

Do I Need an Attorney for a Minor Car Accident?

Every year, hundreds of car accidents occur on Washington roads. While some accidents are very serious and result in extensive injuries and property damage, many of these collisions are relatively minor. You may wonder if you should seek a Seattle car accident attorney after a minor collision in these situations. Although you are not required

Who Is Liable for an Accident Caused by Poor Road Conditions?

In Washington, car accidents can happen for several reasons. In many cases, a driver’s negligent or dangerous actions contribute to these collisions, such as driving under the influence or running a red light. In these situations, you could file a lawsuit or insurance claim against the negligent driver. If you are involved in an accident

How to Take Pictures for Evidence After a Car Accident

The moments after a car accident can feel scary and overwhelming for many people. You may have very serious injuries and require immediate medical attention. Your vehicle may be destroyed, and you may wonder how you are going to pay for repairs. You may worry about your financial well-being, physical health, and psychological safety.  Washington

Accidents Caused by Failing to Yield in Washington

Right-of-way laws are crucial to protecting drivers, cyclists, pedestrians, and other individuals in Washington state. A driver’s failure to yield the right of way could lead to serious collisions, life-threatening injuries, and significant physical, emotional, and financial hardship. If you are in an accident with a driver who failed to yield, you have the right

What Happens When a Car Accident Case Goes to Trial?

Washington is a fault insurance state, meaning that victims of car accidents have the right to hold at-fault drivers accountable for their injuries. If you are involved in a car accident, you can file an insurance claim or lawsuit against the motorist responsible for the collision. While most car accidents can reach a resolution during