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How Gaps in Medical Treatment Can Impact a Personal Injury Case

Medical documentation is the foundation of every personal injury case. In addition to proving the extent of your damages, your medical records will be key evidence in establishing the value of your injuries. One of the biggest challenges can be not f… Read More
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Categories: Personal Injury
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Steps to Take Immediately After a Work-Related Injury

A workplace accident can be devastating — physically, emotionally, and financially. Injuries that happen at work can require extensive medical treatment and you might also incur lost wages while you are recovering. If you were hurt on the job, it i… Read More
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What is Comparative Negligence?

If you file a lawsuit because you were hurt in an accident that was caused by another person’s negligence, they may try to argue that you were partly to blame for your injuries. Importantly, Washington State follows the doctrine of comparative negl… Read More
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Seeking Medical Care After a Car Accident: What to Know

Car accidents can result in devastating, debilitating, and life-altering injuries. Whether you have been in a minor rear-end crash or a severe head-on collision, seeking immediate medical care after a car accident is not only vital to your health, bu… Read More
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What is the Difference Between Workers’ Comp and Personal Injury Claims?

A work-related injury can have a significant impact on your life and livelihood. If you were hurt on the job, you might be wondering whether you are entitled to compensation. There are two claims you might be able to file after a workplace accident,… Read More
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Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs): What You Need to Know

If you have filed a claim with the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) for a workplace injury, you may be required to attend an Independent Medical Examination, commonly referred to as an IME. While the purpose of these ex… Read More
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Do I Need to Hire a Car Accident Attorney?

The aftermath of a car accident is never easy — especially if you suffered an injury. You may require extensive medical treatment, lose time from work, and experience a considerable amount of physical pain and emotional anguish. In addition, the in… Read More
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What Damages Can You Recover in a Washington Car Accident Lawsuit?

Car accident injuries can have a significant impact on all aspects of your life. They not only can affect you physically — but also emotionally, psychologically, and financially. You may require extensive medical treatment, incur large medical bill… Read More
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What Types of Benefits Are Available in Washington Workers’ Comp Claims?

A workplace injury or occupational illness can be physically painful, emotionally overwhelming, and financially draining. If you were hurt on the job in the state of Washington, Workers’ Compensation benefits are available to help ensure you can ma… Read More
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Can a Municipality Be Held Liable for a Hazardous Road Condition?

Municipalities have a duty to provide reasonably safe roadways and protect those who use them from dangerous conditions. Typically, states, cities, towns, and counties are held to the same standard of care as private parties and can be held legally a… Read More
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Categories: Auto Accidents