Motor Vehicle Accidents

The Importance of Helmets and Protective Gear for Motorcyclists

Motorcycle helmets save lives, which is why Washington state has required that all motorcyclists should wear a DOT-approved helmet when operating their bikes. Wearing a helmet, along with other types of protective gear, can help prevent significant head and bodily injuries from occurring. Motorcycle Helmets – Getting One That Works A proper motorcycle helmet...

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Insurance Challenges in Motorcycle Accident Claims

After a motorcycle accident caused by the negligent actions of another driver, victims need compensation. Not only do they need coverage for their property damage expenses, but also for any medical expenses caused by the injuries. Unfortunately, recovering compensation through an insurance carrier after a motorcycle collision can be challenging. Here, we want to...

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What to do After an Uber/Lyft Accident in Washington?

If you or somebody you care about sustained an injury or property damage as a result of an Uber or Lyft accident in Washington, there are various steps you should take to help recover the compensation you are entitled to. After these types of incidents occur, there should be a thorough investigation, particularly examining...

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Seattle Rain: How to Ride a Motorcycle Safely

When you live somewhere that averages around 40 inches of rain annually, you have to be ready for some slick conditions. This is particularly important for our motorcycle enthusiasts in and around Seattle. Safely operating a motorcycle in wet conditions is a skill any motorcyclist in the Pacific Northwest should have under their belt....

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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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Herniated Disc After Car Accident: What You Need To Know

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...

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Washington Car Accident Laws

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.  Washington State’s Fault-Based System Washington state uses a fault-based system to determine responsibility for...

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[Study] The Deadliest Highways in the United States

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...

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How to Handle Your Medical Bills After a Car Accident in WA

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...

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What Causes Rollover Collisions?

Rollover accidents are perhaps one of the most terrifying types of incidents that occur on the roadway. These incidents can lead to catastrophic injuries for those inside the vehicle. These types of incidents can involve a single vehicle or multiple vehicles. It is imperative to understand how rollover accidents are most likely to occur...

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