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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

April 26, 2016

A spinal cord injury that results in paralysis is one of the most devastating injuries you can sustain. Because of an accident that was someone else’s fault, you are now left to suffer with a life-changing injury. Every aspect of your life is changed, from the way you... Read More

April 23, 2016

Every day we use a variety of electric devices in our daily lives, from curling irons to toasters, but most of us probably never stop to think about the danger that they pose. One of the biggest risks from faulty products is electrocution. From 2002 to 2010, the Consumer... Read More

April 20, 2016

After a motor vehicle accident, you may feel nervous, shocked and disorganized.  Below are steps you should take after the collision occurs:

1. Call 911 and report the accident.  Insist the police come, particularly if there is a dispute on who is at... Read More

April 16, 2016

Choosing a nursing home for your loved one is an important decision for you and your family. Knowing that nursing home abuse and neglect are a real problem in this country can make you nervous about selecting the right facility to trust your loved one’s care to. These... Read More

April 13, 2016

As a parent or guardian of a young teenager anxious to begin driving you should let them know that driving an automobile is potentially one of the most dangerous regular or daily activities they will do.  Here are some things teens should know before they begin driving:

When you take the steering wheel in your hands... Read More
April 06, 2016

Insurance companies have a duty to act in good faith, abstain from deception, and practice honesty and equity in all insurance matters. RCW 48.01.030.  When an insurance company fails to do so, as in denying insurance coverage without a good faith basis, it is called “bad... Read More

March 30, 2016

In the Washington State, one of the tragedies of our legislatively drafted wrongful death statute RCW 4.24.010 is that a parent cannot recover damages for the wrongful death of their adult child unless the parent was financially dependent on their adult child (except for... Read More

March 23, 2016
Underinsured Motorist (UIM) Insurance Protects You Against Hit-and-Run Drivers and Drivers With Little or No Insurance. 

You are seriously injured by a drunk driver with no insurance, or a hit-and-run driver that cannot be found, or an at-fault driver with only the... Read More