Can I sue my doctor for what happened to me?

The real question should be “Do I have a case if I sued my doctor?” Unfortunately, many cases where it may appear that the doctor or medical provider did something negligent, there actually isn’t a case. Generally speaking, in order to have a case for medical negligence/malpractice, you must prove with expert testimony that the… Read More

WA’s mandatory auto insurance & motorcycle riders

Washington state’s mandatory auto insurance laws requires that anyone who drives a motor vehicle in the state to have one of the three options below: 1. $25,000 for injuries or death to another person $50,000 for injuries or death to all other people $10,000 in damage to another person’s property 2. Pay a deposit to… Read More

Why do I need a collision report?

Injured in an accident – Importance of a collision report If you’re involved in a collision where there is damage to one of the party’s property and/or someone is injured, it is important to make sure the police are notified for a number of reasons. Some obvious reasons are to make sure emergency services arrive… Read More

Loss of Consortium Claims in Washington State

Loss of consortium is a term most people aren’t familiar with – but in the personal injury world it basically boils down to the loss of love, affection, care and companionship between you and your spouse, or you and your child who have been injured by the negligence of another. If your loss of consortium… Read More

Bicycles Versus Cars – what to know to keep you safe

In the spring, summer and fall months in Eastern Washington we see a lot of bicyclists out enjoying the beautiful weather, getting some exercise, or commuting to work. When a bicyclist is on the roadway, however, there are specific laws in place to protect not on the bicyclist, but pedestrians and even those operating vehicles…. Read More

Value of a Personal Injury Claim?

“What is the value of a personal injury, products liability, or wrongful death claim?“. It does not matter whether you are the victim of a defective product, a negligent commercial truck driver, a careless driver of an automobile more engaged in text messaging then driving safely, or you are injured by a large corporation or governmental entity, my… Read More

Uninsured Underinsured Insurance Motorist?

Underinsured uninsured motorist coverage is the best insurance you can purchase. Other than automobile accidents involving negligently operated commercial trucks on our highways, the typical automobile accident seen in our office arises out of the careless operation of a vehicle by either an uninsured or underinsured motorist. It is as though the is underinsured uninsured… Read More