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November 11, 2015

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

November 04, 2015

If you have been injured by a slip-and-fall on a wet or slippery floor, you may be entitled to financial relief for your damages. This can include payment for your medical bills, lost wages, and any pain and suffering you endured.

Fall injuries can be serious and... Read More

October 28, 2015

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

October 22, 2015

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

October 14, 2015
Household pets Dogs typically don't like hugs and kisses, particularly when it's not on their own terms. Teach kids to respect your animal's space. Don't stare at a dog in close proximity to its face as this can be interpreted as an act of aggression. Dogs that are tied up, cooped in or curled up (sleeping or relaxing) may... Read More
October 07, 2015

If you have been injured on another person’s property due to an unsafe condition or from someone’s negligence, you may have a personal injury claim.  The great majority of these types of cases involve someone who is injured after falling down because the ground was slippery... Read More

September 30, 2015

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

September 24, 2015

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

September 16, 2015

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

September 09, 2015

Because the primary duty to avoid collision rests with the left-turning driver[1], one should not proceed with a left-turn unless he/she is certain it is safe to make the turn.  Even in collisions where the oncoming... Read More

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