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June 21, 2016

Revised Code of Washington (RCW) §16.08.040 imposes strict liability to the owner of any dog for biting a person in or on a public place or lawfully in or on a private place, regardless of the former viciousness of such dog or the owner’s knowledge of such viciousness.  This means that the owner of a dog which bites a... Read More

June 14, 2016

Navigating the legal process is difficult alone. It is even more difficult to do while grieving over the loss of a loved one. A wrongful death attorney may be helpful since there is no way in general for a lay person to know how to process a legal claim against the at-fault... Read More

June 07, 2016

Washington State has codified a set of laws to protect the elderly and disabled from nursing home abuse.  RCW 74.34 covers adults 60 years and older who have “the functional, mental, or physical inability to care for himself or herself”.  Often known as the vulnerable... Read More

May 31, 2016

 

Riding a motorcycle is potentially more dangerous than riding a car because you are without the protection afforded to you in a car or truck. Therefore two of the primary safety tips for motorcycle riders is to protect yourself by wearing protective gear at all times and to have realistic... Read More

May 24, 2016

Head injuries can range from mild to severe and affect many areas of cognitive functioning, including: memory, attention, speed, focus, creativity, and flexibility.  Common types of brain injuries are:

Hematoma – a collection of blood... Read More
May 17, 2016

To establish liability in a bus accident case, we must investigate to find the cause of the accident. In many cases, the bus driver or the company he or she works for will be responsible for the accident and therefore responsible for your injuries.

Among the many factors that can... Read More

May 10, 2016

According to the Washington Post[1], there are now 250 million registered vehicles on U.S. roads. Americans are buying almost 16 million bikes a year. About 700 people a year die in bike accidents, and 45,000 are injured. In the past 80 years, there have been... Read More

May 06, 2016

Children who are attacked by dogs often develop more than just physical wounds. They may be psychologically injured from the dog attack. Studies show that 1 in 10 children who suffered a moderate dog bite will develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). For children who suffer severe... Read More

May 03, 2016

Premises liability claims arise when you are injured on another person’s property. There are several factors to consider in deciding whether to bring a premises liability claim. At Buckley & Associates in Seattle, Washington, we offer free consultations to help you... Read More

April 29, 2016

Nursing home abuse and neglect is a widespread problem in Washington and throughout the United States. It is estimated that 1 in 20 residents of nursing homes are victimized, but only 1 in 14 cases are reported to authorities.

One of the biggest causes of nursing home... Read More

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