In Washington, the law requires injured persons be compensated for all harms and losses which are “proximately caused” by the negligent conduct of another. In general terms, that includes all losses and harms that are reasonably foreseeable from the negligent act. That... Read More
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The US consumer product safety commission and Ikea have received numerous reports of injuries and deaths to children when certain chests and wardrobes have toppled over because they were not securely fashioned to the wall. Ikea and the commission have received 14 reports of chests tipping over, resulting in four... Read More
When you are hurt in a truck accident, there are 4 major potential entities that can be liable for your injuries:the driver the owner of the truck the employer of the driver your own insurance company.
If the driver, the owner, or employer of the driver is responsible, then that entities’ liability insurance... Read More
The safest way to transport your pet is in a crate or carrier that is secured to the vehicle. You may use a seatbelt or other means to secure the crate or carrier so that it won’t bounce around and hurt your pet. Also, the back seat is the safest for pets because airbags when deployed in the front seat may injure your... Read More
This is an extreme tragedy. My heart goes out to the victims. I personally have taken out-of-town relatives on a tour on the Ride the Ducks tour bus.
What can I do to help? I am going to post information that may make it easier for the victims to deal with things they will need to do after such a horrible... Read More
When people hear about the 1994 verdict of nearly three million dollars of punitive damages against McDonald’s over its hot coffee, many would think “runaway jury” or “jackpot justice.” After all, isn’t coffee supposed to be hot? However, here are some facts to consider before deciding your position... Read More