November 17, 2015 , Personal Injury

What do auto accident victims need to know about wage loss?

What a scary thing to go through, being in an accident. It's often physically traumatizing, as well as mentally and emotionally. And then there's the aftermath. What if you can't work, and yet you've still got a family who depends on your wages? Even...
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November 12, 2015 , Personal Injury

A few bizarre Supreme Court rulings that have shaped our world

What's in a name? In legal cases, sometimes everything. Here's a highlight from some Supreme Court cases over time that sound bizarre and ridiculous but had lasting implications, not just for parties involved, but for all Americans.  For exam...
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November 11, 2015 , Personal Injury

Why following your doctor’s orders isn’t only good for your health

Adrenaline can affect the human body in amazing ways, and one way to get it going is after a car accident. It's quite possible that after an accident, you can feel as though you're completely fine and unhurt - no blood, no injury. However, many accid...
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November 10, 2015 , Personal Injury

Two top tips on finding the best attorney to represent you on your auto accident case

From a previous post, I talked a little about how hiring an attorney can usually get an injured accident victim more money for their claim versus their going it alone. So, if you have looked at the stack of medical bills coming in, have been dealing ...
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November 5, 2015 , Personal Injury

Does it really make sense to hire a personal injury attorney?

Here's one reason why it might be a good idea: a 1999 study from the Insurance Research Council found that settlements for victims were 40% higher if they had an attorney versus without one. That's a big difference! When you see the commercials for i...
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November 4, 2015 , Personal Injury

The #1 thing you need to do after an auto accident

As a personal injury lawyer, I've seen it all. Broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, whiplash - these are just a few of the terrible injuries that thousands of pounds of metal and plastic colliding with human bodies can create. In the hours or day...
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November 3, 2015 , Personal Injury

Drowsy Driving – Stay Alert, Arrive Alive

Feeling sleepy? You're not alone.  When daylight savings time ends, it always feels a little bit harder to stay awake. For those of us blessed with living in Bellingham, Washington, high in the fourth corner of the Pacific Northwest, winter d...
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October 29, 2015 , Personal Injury

In a wrongful death claim, the role of the personal representative is key [VIDEO]

If your loved one has died because of someone else's negligence, you are likely reeling from a host of emotions. There are feelings of fear, grief, and disbelief that this could happen. On top of that, there are lots of questions to face. What happen...
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October 28, 2015 , Personal Injury

“Move Over Law” makes room for emergency zones

Did you  know that it's illegal to stay in the right lane and continue at highway speed if you see a motorist pulled over on the shoulder on any Washington highway? You could be fined $214 if you don't move into the left lane, or, if that's not poss...
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October 26, 2015 , Personal Injury

What is a statute of limitations?

If you've got a personal injury claim, you've probably run into the term statute of limitations. "What does it mean, and how does it impact my case" are questions you're likely asking. I wrote this blog post to give you an idea of things you need to ...
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