July 11, 2018 , Car Accidents

Whatcom County drivers can avoid car accidents caused by under inflated tires

Tires are easy to ignore, especially during the dry summer months that make for fun summer drives through beautiful Whatcom County. They’re also easy to ignore because they are expensive, and often drivers want to get their money’s worth, driving...
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July 11, 2018 , Personal Injury

Bellingham remembers the wrongful death of this child

Recently, the Bellingham Herald wrote a story revisiting some past murders in Whatcom County. These were special cases because the killers were juveniles at the times of their crimes, and they occurred right here in Whatcom County. One of these terri...
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July 3, 2018 , Drunk Driving , Truck Accidents

A drunk driver hits a big rig in Whatcom County

Drunk driver. Car accident. Semi tractor trailer crash. Not anything Whatcom County residents want to face, especially when it happens all at once, like this recent Ferndale motor vehicle and commercial truck accident. A Toyota Tacoma truck driver wa...
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June 29, 2018 , Personal Injury

Bellingham accident victims want to know: how long will it take for my claim to settle?

Boating accidents, car crashes, bicycle accidents, and getting hit by a car while walking in Bellingham – all of these accidents can cause serious injury. If you’ve been injured and believe someone else is at fault, there are Washington laws that...
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June 27, 2018 , Bicycle Injuries

Bellingham cyclists should do this now!

Do you have Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist coverage? If you don't know the answer, go check your policy right now. Don't wait until you've already had an accident to know what coverage you have. Unfortunately, this is what too many bicyclists and dr...
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June 18, 2018 , Car Accidents

Bellingham car accident victims may be injured by defective seat belts

Most of the time, seat belts and air bags make vehicles safer. But if they are defective, Bellingham car accident victims may have been harmed by them. Design or manufacturing flaws can lead to these failures during an accident. These failures may re...
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June 18, 2018 , Car Accidents

Summer safety tips for Bellingham drivers

Summer makes for easy Bellingham driving, right? Not so fast! As we enter Bellingham and Whatcom County’s summer season, we take a respite from winter driving conditions that make for wet, dark roads. However, driving is never something one could ...
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June 14, 2018 , Bicycle Injuries

Personal injury lawyers help Bellingham bike accident victims recover lost earning capacity

We’ve already covered medical damages, wage loss, and pain and suffering damages from Bellingham bike accident victims claims. Loss of earning capacity is another category of compensation that your personal injury attorney will consider. It is a fo...
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June 14, 2018 , Personal Injury

Bill Coats Law helps Bellingham bike accident victims recover lost wages and pain and suffering damages

Bellingham bike accident victims struggle with lost wages after their accidents. Here's how these costs are calculated by a personal injury lawyer to help victims financially recover from their bike accident.   Lost Wages   You...
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June 7, 2018 , Bicycle Injuries

Bill Coats Law helps Bellingham bike accident victims recover funds spent on medical bills

If you’re in a Bellingham bike accident, the result can mean serious injuries that demand a long process of medical treatments and time off of work while recovering. It should be obvious that the insurance covers your medical costs and lost wages, ...
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