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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

July 30, 2015

Traumatic brain injuries are life altering for both the injured and their family. Treatment for brain injuries comes in three stages:

Emergency treatment. Immediate diagnosis and treatment of a brain injury is critical to keeping the long-term effects... Read More
July 21, 2015

Spinal cord injuries are some of the most catastrophic injuries that a person can sustain. The effects can range from localized loss of sensation to quadriplegia. In an instant you and your family’s lives are changed forever.

Spinal cord injury victims often... Read More

July 15, 2015

A landowner or business owner has certain responsibilities with regard to the safety of people on their property. Premises liability claims allow you to seek compensation for injuries that you sustained because of the owner’s negligence in maintaining the property.

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July 08, 2015

Putting your elderly loved one in a nursing home is often a difficult, but necessary, choice in life. You want to trust that the nursing home you choose will give your loved one the same kind of care you would.

Sadly, many nursing home facilities take advantage of their elderly patients. Whether it is because of... Read More

June 30, 2015

Determining liability following a Seattle truck accident can be a complex process that takes substantial time. Often, the injuries and damage to property suffered in accidents involving tractor trailers can be far more severe than other ... Read More

June 26, 2015

Most of the time, dogs are man’s best friend, but sometimes dogs bite. Unfortunately, children tend to be the most vulnerable and easily injured victims.

To prevent your own dog from harming children, you should always socialize puppies so that they become comfortable with other people and animals early on.

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June 22, 2015

If you have been injured because of an unsafe condition in a building or other property, you may be protected under premises liability statutes. There are several types of premises liability claims with specific rules as to who can be held responsible in Washington. To... Read More

June 10, 2015

One of the most important factors in determining the safety of a vehicle in a rollover accident is the propensity for roof crush. Sport Utility Vehicles are more likely to be involved in rollover accidents, and they also are the most likely to have a roof crushed as a result.... Read More