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Negligence is a Factor in a Brain Injury Lawsuit

In May 2017, a Seattle firefighter sued Puget Sound Energy, or PSE, because he was allegedly knocked out by the force of the Greenwood natural-gas explosion. This according to the Seattle Times.   In the lawsuit filed in May, the firefighter claimed he was... read more

Proving Liability in a Seattle Motorcycle Crash

In late April 2017, a Renton man was critically injured in a Seattle motorcycle accident, according to Seattle Patch. The accident happened in South Seattle just prior to 7 p.m. that day. The 26-year-old man was allegedly hit by an impaired driver of an SUV. According... read more

Is Washington an At-Fault Car Accident State?

Knowing your rights regarding recovering compensation after a car accident can help to ensure that you get your maximum settlement amount. Because each state in the nation is responsible for setting its own laws regarding fault, and whether or not a person who causes... read more

Statute of Limitations for a Personal Injury Claim

Each state in the nation maintains a set of laws referred to as statutes of limitation. These statutes govern how much time can pass before a legal action can be taken, and states maintain both civil and criminal statutes of limitation. If you are injured in the state... read more

Can I Recover Punitive Damages in My Personal Injury Claim?

There are a number of different types of damages that plaintiffs may seek as part of a personal injury suit. These damages include damages for economic losses – like medical bills and lost wages – as well as non economic losses, such as compensation for... read more

How Do Comparative Negligence Laws Affect My Claim?

When you are injured due to the actions of another and bring forth a claim to recover damages, it is important that you understand how the rules and regulations surrounding your claim may affect it. For example, understanding the legal theory of negligence and how to... read more

Immediately Following a Personal Injury Accident

Thinking about all of the things that you need to do after you have been injured isn’t fair; rather than focusing on a list of tasks, you should be able to focus on recovering and getting the treatment that you need.   Unfortunately, failing to pay attention to... read more