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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

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

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 Personal Injury Claims

An unexpected injury or illness can significantly disrupt your life. In many cases, the actions of another person, company, or even government agency are responsible for the hardships that you experience. If you are injured due to factors outside of your control, you may qualify for legal action.  There are many legal pathways available to

Product Liability versus General Liability

Washington businesses can face consequences if their actions or the actions of their employees cause harm to others. When a business injures a person or damages his or her property, the victim has the right to file a lawsuit against the entity and recover compensation for his or her losses.  Just like motor vehicle drivers

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

Product Liability: Is It the Fault of the Manufacturer or Distributor?

Product liability lawsuits arise when a consumer encounters a dangerous and defective product. A product defect can cause serious harm to customers, leading to severe injuries like broken bones and burns, as well as the development of serious illnesses like cancer. By filing a lawsuit, victims of these dangerous products can recover financial compensation for