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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 Recovery Is Expected Following a Spinal Cord Injury?

A spinal cord injury can be life-altering. In many cases, these injuries leave you partially or completely paralyzed, unable to move or feel sensations below the injury site. While some spinal cord injuries are permanent, it is possible for some victims to make a partial recovery. Many factors can contribute to whether a patient will

Types of Spinal Cord Injuries

The spinal cord is one of the most important structures in the human body. This collection of nerves, which are protected by bones called vertebrae, are responsible for communicating messages from the brain to the rest of the body. If any part of the spinal cord is damaged, a person’s life could change forever. Severe

What Is Dooring and What Should You Know About It?

Drivers do not always pay proper attention to cyclists on the road. From tailgating to unsafe turns, cyclists are often at risk of serious accidents because of dangerous driver behavior. Even parked cars can be dangerous. When a driver opens his or her door into the path of a cyclist, the consequences can be devastating.

How to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim

In Washington, businesses that have at least one employee are usually required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. This coverage provides benefits for medical care, wage replacement, and other expenses if an employee is injured on the job. If you suffer a workplace injury, you have the right to file one of these claims. Here are

Summer Driving Safety Tips

As motorists, we often associate snow, ice, and rain as common driving hazards. However, the summer season can also contribute to its fair share of accidents. From sun glare to extreme heat, there are several hot-weather risks that could increase the chances of a collision. If you are driving in the summer, it’s important to

Amputation FAQs

An amputation injury occurs when you lose a body part, typically an arm, leg, hand, foot, finger, or toe. The loss of a limb can be traumatic and have a significant impact on your life. If you have experienced this type of injury, you may have a lot of questions about what to expect next.

What Is OSHA’s Fatal Four?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sets regulations that help protect workers in the United States from injury and death. However, every job comes with risks.  OSHA has identified the four main accidents that contribute to the highest number of workplace deaths: falls; being struck by an object; electrocutions; and being caught in or

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

Strict Liability versus Negligence in Product Liability Claims

Each year, many people are injured by defective products. These dangerous items can cause serious injuries, from burns and broken bones to traumatic brain injury and terminal illnesses like cancer.  Washington residents injured by defective products have the right to pursue lawsuits against the manufacturers that created them. If you plan on filing such a