Should I Use a Personal Injury Attorney Referral Service?

After an accident, you are likely facing a lot of challenges. You may be behind on your bills and missing work, making it impossible to support yourself and your family. You may also be dealing with a whirlwind of phone calls from insurance companies, repair companies, mechanics, and maybe even law enforcement. You may also…

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Front Crash Prevention Systems Need to Be Better

Almost all new cars are equipped with an advanced driver assistance system that helps them avoid crashes and stay clear of road hazards. Front crash prevention systems, like forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking systems, help drivers avoid collisions. Some vehicles come equipped with a pedestrian and cyclist detection system, too. All of these…

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Why Don’t All States Require Seat Belts on School Buses?

Every types of vehicle you ride in automatically has seat belts – except one, and you’ve probably wondered why. After all, wouldn’t you want seat belts in school buses? They’re literally designed to carry children. And yet, there are no laws about Washington State school buses having safety harnesses or systems of any kind. In…

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What Liability Means in Washington’s Personal Injury Law

One of the most important elements of a personal injury case is determining liability. If you were recently injured and are considering filing a personal injury case, your attorney will most likely bring up the topic of liability early on in the process, making it crucial to understand what this important term means. In simple…

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Can Whiplash Cause a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Whiplash is a type of injury that occurs when the neck moves back and forth very quickly. Often considered a minor injury that heals within a few months, severe whiplash can lead to traumatic brain injury (TBI). If you are experiencing neck pain after a car accident and dismissing it as something small or minor,…

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Injured While Delivering Food on Your Bike?

In Vancouver, WA, and Portland, OR, many individuals make a living as bike couriers who deliver food orders. Unfortunately, other motorists often do not always respect bicycle riders and couriers, and sometimes become agitated by their presence on the roadways, leading to aggression, road rage, and catastrophic accidents. If you were recently injured while delivering…

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Representation for Domestic Violence Assault in the Fourth Degree

A domestic violence assault charge is a scary thing. It can also be a confusing and misleading charge, as there are several degrees of assault with varying definitions, severities, and penalties. While a fourth-degree assault charge is the least “severe” of them, it still comes with severe enough penalties, as well as a lasting mark…

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DUI Defense in Washington vs. Oregon

Being so close to Oregon, it is not uncommon to drive over the state line for everyday activities. Maybe you’re visiting friends to watch the football game, having dinner with family, or enjoying a night out on the town down in Portland. However, a night of fun can lead to some unfortunate situations, and if…

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