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What Happens When the Victim Is Partly to Blame for the Accident?

Personal injury lawsuits are based on the concept of negligence — the person whose negligence caused the injury should be the one who is responsible for the consequences. But what if the victim was partly to blame? Should the victim then be barred from receiving any compensation? That might seem to make sense at first… Read More »

What Are the Deadlines for Filing Personal Injury Cases?

Statutes of limitations set deadlines for filing personal injury lawsuits. Statutes of limitations are intended to prevent cases from coming to court long after evidence has disappeared and witnesses’ memories have faded. A chapter of the Revised Code of Washington establishes the statutes of limitations for various personal injury lawsuits: Personal injury. You must bring… Read More »

What Are Your Legal Rights in a Wrongful Death Case?

When a loved one dies because of someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, you may have two types of legal actions available. One is a survival action, and the other is a wrongful death action. A survival action, as the name suggests, is a claim that survives the decedent’s death. Washington’s survival statutes do not create… Read More »

What Should You Do After a Car Accident?

An accident can leave you in shock and confused about what to do. The following are steps you should take after an accident: Stay at the accident scene. Don’t leave the scene, but move your vehicle to the shoulder if possible. If you have flares or cones, put them out to warn other drivers. Call… Read More »

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