What is Vehophobia and How is it Treated After a Car Accident?
Posted in Car Accidents on May 17, 2023
When most people think of vehicle accidents, they think of injuries and property damage. Typically, individuals receive compensation from the at-fault party to pay for their expenses, and they move on from the incident. Unfortunately, there are times when individuals experience various types of emotional and psychological distress caused by the incident, including vehophobia....
Is Washington a No-Fault State?
Posted in Car Accidents on May 2, 2023
Several states across the country use a no-fault system to handle vehicle accident claims, which means that each party will typically turn to their own personal injury protection (PIP) insurance to recover compensation after the accident. However, the state of Washington is not a no-fault state. Accidents in our state are handled using a...
Herniated Disc After Car Accident: What You Need To Know
Posted in Motor Vehicle Accidents on April 5, 2023
The discs in our spines provide cushioning between each vertebra, which are the bones in our spines. However, if spinal discs become herniated or ruptured due to a traumatic incident, this can lead to significant setbacks. Here, our Seattle car accident attorneys want to talk about what happens if a spinal disc is herniated...
Do I Have To Pay Out-of-Pocket After a Car Accident?
Posted in Personal Injury on April 1, 2023
If you or somebody you love has been injured in a vehicle accident caused by the negligence of another party, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, receiving compensation through an insurance settlement or as a result of a personal injury jury verdict can take time, but you need to...
Compensation For Emotional Distress in WA
Posted in Personal Injury on March 23, 2023
A personal injury can cause physical pain, and long after the accident, the trauma suffered emotionally is often still very present. Traumatic car accidents, being the victim of violence or of an animal attack, being injured on the job, or any other happening can cause emotional anguish and leave a lasting mark on the...
Washington Car Accident Laws
Posted in Motor Vehicle Accidents on March 12, 2023
Washington residents spend a lot of time on the road. Regular commuters and travelers on Washington roads are often involved in traffic accidents. Car accidents in Washington have laws to protect drivers and passengers and hold the responsible party accountable. Table of Contents Washington State’s Fault-Based SystemWashington Laws for Behavior at the Scene of...
[Study] The Deadliest Highways in the United States
Posted in Firm News, Motor Vehicle Accidents on March 1, 2023
Unfortunately, fatal collisions occur every day throughout the United States. For a variety of reasons, however, some areas on roads and highways see far more fatal crashes than others. Which American roads are the deadliest? Where are motorists killed most often? Our Seattle personal injury lawyers worked with data visualization agency 1Point21 Interactive and...
How to Handle Your Medical Bills After a Car Accident in WA
Posted in Motor Vehicle Accidents on February 21, 2023
If you have been injured in a car accident caused by the negligence of another driver in Washington, you need to know how your medical bills will be paid. Unfortunately, this can be a challenging aspect of car accident claims. Medical bills often start coming in right away, but car accident claims may not...
Statute of Limitations For a Truck Accident in WA
Posted in Truck Accident on January 9, 2023
Every type of personal injury claim in Washington must be filed within a specific period of time, according to state law. The time frames involved in these cases are called the statute of limitations. In general, each civil lawsuit related to a truck accident in Washington must be filed within three years from the...
Benefits of Hiring an Attorney After a Pedestrian Accident in Seattle
Posted in Pedestrian Accident on January 1, 2023
According to data from the Washington Department of Transportation, we can see that there were 342 total pedestrian accident incidents across Seattle during the latest full year of information available. Out of these incidents, there were 23 fatalities, 63 suspected serious injuries, and 154 suspected minor injuries. After a pedestrian sustains an injury caused...