Bellingham Personal Injury Lawyer

Helping Secure Fair & Full Compensation for the Injured

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Our top priority is giving our clients compassionate support and skilled legal help. We will make sure you are treated fairly and that you get the justice you deserve.

When you or your loved one get harmed as a result of negligent actions of others, our Bellingham personal injury lawyer can help explain your legal options. Attorney Bill Coats has dedicated his career to getting justice for the injured. He has a long history of taking on insurers and big corporations to protect the rights of his clients. Whether you’ve been hurt in a car accident, at work, or by a medical mistake, Bill has the experience necessary to ensure you get the compensation you deserve for your injuries. To learn about how we’ve helped other clients, see our examples of cases we’ve won. If you’ve been seriously injured in an accident or your injury was caused by negligence of another, we will hold them accountable for their actions. You deserve a lawyer who will stand up for your rights.

Costs associated with a serious injury can get large quickly. There can be large medical bills on top of lost wages. We understand the urgency of getting the compensation you need to cover those costs. That’s why our team will dedicate ourselves to securing you a fair and just settlement for your injuries. If your case goes to trial, Bill Coats has strong personal injury litigation experience and will fight for you in court to ensure you get the justice you deserve.

Let our team handle the details of your personal injury case while you take the time you need to heal. Contact Bill Coats today to discuss your case and learn about your options. You can reach us at 360-303-0601 or use our online form.

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$3.2 million

Work Site Injury

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child injuries

Attorney Bill COATS

Our core values are empathy and grit. I feel blessed to live and practice in Whatcom County for over 25 years… my bio


Our clients are at the heart of everything we do. See what our clients’ say about working with us…
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Learn why we are highly qualified with an emphasis on auto accidents, wrongful death and personal injury cases. … about us

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I feel blessed to live and practice personal injury law in Whatcom County. For over twenty years I’ve dedicated my legal career to helping people navigate insurance claims and the court process after an auto accident, wrongful death or personal injury. It’s my calling and I’m proud to help my neighbors in Bellingham, Ferndale, Blaine, Lynden and throughout Whatcom County against the out-of-state insurance companies.

– Attorney Bill Coats


Bellingham Attorney Bill Coats has over 20 years of experience with workplace injuries, defective products, nursing home abuse, dog attacks and other injury cases.


After an auto accident, the insurance company’s primary goal is to deny or delay your claim. We put you on a level playing field and fight to recover full and fair compensation.


The shock and grief after a wrongful death can be unbearable. We are sensitive to our client’s emotional needs, and help reduce financial stress by recovering compensation.


Attorney Bill Coats has dealt with negligent drivers who claim “I couldn’t see the bike” and has recovered millions for Bellingham and Whatcom County bicyclists.


It’s an outrage that so many injury and fatality collisions are caused by drunk, distracted, and reckless drivers. Attorney Bill Coats holds these people accountable.


We handle a range of personal injury cases. Learn more about how we help the injured get compensation they deserve. See all of our practice areas.

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