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uninsured drivers

Car Accident April 19, 2017

Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Most people know it is incredibly important that drivers have Uninsured Motorist coverage on their car insurance policies. Despite Washington law requiring all drivers to have car insurance, there are still far too many uninsured drivers on our roads. If you happen to get into a car accident with an uninsured driver, there is likely […]

texting while driving

Car Accident April 14, 2017

Driving Under the Influence of Electronics Act

Deaths from distracted driving have been on the rise nationwide and in Washington state.   In the U.S., distracted driving caused 3,477 traffic deaths in 2015, a 9 percent increase from the year before, and “a deadly epidemic,” according to the National Safety Council (NSC). In Washington. distracted-driving deaths jumped from 130 in 2014 to […]

Driving on Marijuana

Car Accident DUI October 13, 2016

Marijuana and Impaired Drivers – Car Accidents in Washington

Marijuana is now legal in Washington and can be purchased by anyone over the age of 21. This includes recreational marijuana in addition to medicinal pot that can only be purchased after obtaining a prescription from a doctor and a card. Whether you agree with legalization or not, the availability of marijuana has certainly changed […]

Fatal Auto Accident

Car Accident Wrongful Death October 5, 2016

Fatalities in Car Accidents – Wrongful Death Claims

The most tragic car accident claims that we handle involve persons who pass away in the accident. Many times roll over accidents or large collisions with large trucks result in fatalities on Washington highways and roads, often due to someone else’s negligence. If a family member is killed in an accident, the victim is no […]

Uber Injury Accident

Car Accident Work Injury September 14, 2016

Injured While Driving for Uber?

Uber has exploded in the Seattle area and throughout other parts of Washington including Tacoma, Olympia and Bellevue. As an Uber driver, you spend more time on the road than most drivers and are putting yourself at risk each time you pick up passengers. You are susceptible to injuries caused by other drivers who rear-end […]

Pokemon Accident

Car Accident July 20, 2016

Pokemon Go Accidents

If you haven’t heard of the Pokemon Go phenomenon by now, you probably don’t have an internet connection and aren’t reading this. For the rest of us, it has been a non-stop parade of news stories and people of all ages wondering around the streets staring at their phones and walking into people, trees, streets […]

Police Report

Car Accident July 14, 2016

How Can I Find the Police Report From My Car Accident?

Always call the police whenever you are in a car accident. It may take them a long time to arrive and the other driver may try to convince you that there’s no need, but it is important to document the accident. Call 9-1-1 and demand that a police officer come to the scene. The police […]

roadside obstruction

Car Accident May 3, 2016

Municipalities Held Liable For Obstructions

This past February the Washington State Supreme Court held that municipalities can now be held liable for sight-obstructing roadside vegetation that causes accidents. It is a long established aspect of Washington law that municipalities owe a duty to keep  roads and sidewalks free from hazards and fit for ordinary use by drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians. […]

Metro Bus Accident

Car Accident March 15, 2016

SUV Crashes into Metro Bus

An SUV crashed into the rear of a Metro bus causing several injuries to the driver and passengers inside the SUV and to two people on the bus. The accident happened near Denny and Broadway, near where the new light rail stop is opening.  Pictures from the scene show a rather gruesome accident.  Life threatening […]

fatal accident

Car Accident March 11, 2016

Fatal Accident on Mountain Loop Highway

An early report has emerged about a fatal accident on the Mountain Loop Highway near Granite Falls this morning. At this time there are few detail other than there are three fatalities and the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Department is investigating. At this time we don’t have enough details to know what happened or what caused […]

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