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Can a Car Accident Cause Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a painful condition that can cause multiple symptoms, including fatigue, widespread pain, sleep problems, and emotional distress. Many physical and psychological factors can trigger fibromyalgia, including car accidents. Not only can the physical injuries sustained in a collision contribute to fibromyalgia, but post-accident emotional trauma and post-traumatic stress can cause a victim to

The Importance of Police Reports After an Accident in Seattle

After a car accident, you can incur some serious losses, including medical expenses, lost wages, and vehicle repairs. Washington laws allow injured drivers to claim compensation from the person responsible for their accidents, either through a lawsuit or insurance claim. During both legal pathways, you will need to prove your right to damages using all

What Are the Dangers of Late Night Driving?

After a car accident, we often assume that negligent behaviors caused the crash: drinking and driving, running a red light, failure to yield, and so on. However, multiple factors can contribute to a collision, including poor road conditions, inclement weather, and low visibility, especially at night. In fact, driving late at night can increase the

What Evidence Do You Need in a Car Accident Case?

Under Washington law, a driver who causes a car accident is responsible for paying for the damages of their victims. If you recently suffered an injury due to negligent driving, this law may bring you a sense of relief — but you will need to prove that the other driver was responsible for the crash

Who Pays for Medical Bills After an Accident?   

After suffering an injury in a car accident, seeking medical treatment is your top priority. Sometimes, these collisions result in serious injuries that require intensive and sometimes lifelong treatment. This medical care can be very expensive and lead to significant financial hardship. If someone else’s negligent driving caused your accident, he or she is responsible

How to File A Car Accident Claim with Safeco (Liberty Mutual)

  When it comes to car accidents, Washington follows a fault-based insurance system. This means that the at-fault driver must pay for the damages of the other drivers, passengers, and pedestrians injured in the crash. You have three options to seek compensation if you are a car accident victim: a personal injury lawsuit, a claim

How to File A Car Accident Claim with State Farm

After a car accident, you can suffer from serious hardships. You may need to repair extensive vehicle damage or replace your car completely. You may need to seek medical treatment for your injuries that your insurance may not cover, and you may need to miss weeks of work while you heal. These factors can also

How to File A Car Accident Claim with USAA

Car accidents can be scary occurrences, leading to severe injury, financial hardship, and emotional distress. If someone else is responsible for your collision, Washington insurance law requires him or her to pay for the damages you suffered. You can file a lawsuit against the negligent driver in court, or you can file an insurance claim

How to File A Car Accident Claim with Allstate

After a car accident, you may wonder what you need to do next. Washington is a fault-based insurance state, which means that drivers who cause accidents are the ones responsible for paying for the damages of their victims. After an accident with a negligent driver, you can file a lawsuit against him or her, or

How to File A Car Accident Claim with Nationwide in Washington State

  Washington’s fault-based car accident laws require negligent motorists to pay for the damages of their car accident victims. If you suffer injuries in a collision someone else is responsible for, you have two pathways to compensation: filing an insurance claim and filing a personal injury lawsuit. Most victims begin in the insurance process, but