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Seattle Bike Laws

Did you know that bicyclists have most of the same rights as vehicle drivers on the roadways of Seattle and throughout Washington? With these rights also come similar responsibilities on the part of the bicyclist. If you are a regular bicycle rider in or around the Seattle area, we need to know the bicycle...

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Who is Liable For a Slip-and-Fall in a Bus?

Slip and fall accidents are not uncommon, and individuals who sustain injuries due to the negligence of a property owner are often able to recover compensation for their losses. However, what happens if a slip and fall injury occurs on a bus? Bus operators and other common carriers owe a specific duty of care...

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Tips to Drive Safe in the Fog 

Foggy driving – it’s not something any of us particularly want to do. However, for those who regularly drive vehicles in Seattle or anywhere throughout Washington, driving through the fog is part of our reality. Driving in the fog presents various types of hazards for drivers and unfortunately, accidents. If you are in a...

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How Delayed Hospital Treatment Can Harm You

Most people expect longer wait times when they go to the emergency room, especially if they are not experiencing an immediate life-threatening situation. Most individuals who go to the ER go through a triage process initiated by intake personnel, usually a nurse. However, what if your wait time at the hospital was incredibly long?...

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How do I Handle the Insurance Company After a Fatal Car Accident?

If you or somebody you love has been in a car accident that also involved a fatality, there will undoubtedly be insurance carriers involved. In some cases, there may be a wrongful death claim that involves legal teams for various parties. Inevitably, those involved in a fatal vehicle accident will have to speak to...

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Who Is Responsible for a Hydroplane Car Accident in Seattle?

Hydroplaning occurs when a vehicle slides uncontrollably on a wet surface or area of the roadway. These incidents occur when the water that typically goes between the tire treads remains in between the tire and the roadway, causing the vehicle to slide across the top of the water. Hydroplane incidents can lead to major...

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What Is a Subrogation Claim?

Personal injury victims are often able to recover compensation through an insurance settlement or as a result of a jury verdict. The compensation available typically includes coverage of their medical bills, lost wages, and various other expenses they incurred as a result of the injuries. However, the process of recovering this compensation can take...

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Demonstrable Evidence in a Personal Injury Case

When a person sustains an injury caused by the negligent actions of another, they are often able to recover compensation for their losses. In order to successfully recover this compensation, there will need to be “demonstrable evidence.” This type of evidence can establish the at-fault party’s liability for causing harm to the victim. iF...

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Can a Motor Vehicle Collision Cause Arthritis?

Most people are familiar with arthritis, which is the swelling or tenderness of one or more joints in the body. Arthritis can occur in various areas of the body where cartilage can break down around the joint. However, can a vehicle accident cause arthritis? Here, our personal injury lawyers want to discuss this question...

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Washington State Right of Way Laws

There are laws in place to ensure that vehicles understand the proper procedures for yielding the right of way. Without solid right-of-way laws, drivers in Washington would collide with each other on a daily basis, but admittedly, these laws can be confusing. Here, our Seattle car accident attorneys want to review basic right-of-way laws...

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