Multiple-Injury Crashes on I-90

Interstate 90 runs through Spokane and Coeur d’Alene, and each year there are hundreds of serious crashes between both cities, and many of them involve significant personal injuries and fatalities. When three or more people are injured, it changes all phases of the accident from first repsponders to personal injury claims. Multiple Victims Injured in […]

Rural Head-On Accident Wrongful Death Accidents

Rural highways have more fatalities than urban roads, according to a study from the National Transportation Highway Safety Administration. Only 21 percent of all drivers live in rural areas, yet rural roads account for around 57 percent of all fatalities. Of those fatalities, 13 percent are attributed to head-on crashes. Wrong Way Driver hits Van […]

Pickup Truck and Trailer Accidents in Spokane

A pickup truck towing a trailer such as a camper or maybe a boat is a common scene on the freeway, but sometimes these trailers are involved in serious accidents. Hauling a trailer isn’t as easy as it seems, and unlike their larger commercial counterparts, there is no special license needed to haul a trailer […]

Can I Sue a Family Member for a Personal Injury?

The law each person to sue anyone no matter how related. Even a minor can sue their parent, however, there are certain requirements before a suit like that would go forward. But this question comes up all the time in auto accidents where one family member injures another. So now we know you can sue […]

Can I Sue for Food Poisoning in Washington State?

The short answer is yes. When we think of a personal injury, we often think of a car accident caused by someone speeding or running a red light. However, anytime someone is injured due to another’s negligence, they can seek compensation from the at-fault person. This includes things like food poisoning so long as the […]

Can I Sue for a Slip and Fall at Work?

When someone is at work and slips and falls, then the Washington Department of Labor and Industries will pay for your work-related claims. These benefits will be paid based on the injury and not whether the employer is at fault. However, if there is someone other than your employer—a third party—that is at fault, then […]

What Medical Bills can I Claim in a Spokane Personal Injury Claim?

If someone is injured in an accident through someone else’s negligence, then the at-fault person is required to pay for all damages related to the accident. Under Washington law, medical bills are considered part of those financial losses. What if my Health Insurance Covered the Medical Bills Already? This happens all the time. When someone […]

Icy Road Fatalities and Wrongful Death Claims in Spokane

Winter is officially here in a few days, but the icy roads and the crashes that go with them have hit the Spokane area hard this last weekend. At least three people were killed and over a dozen sent to local hospitals over the weekend starting December 14, 2019. A common denominator in just about […]

Can You Sue if You got Bitten by a Dog in Washington State?

Dog bites can be downright scary and painful. Many times the wound is small, and the violence of the attack seems to be the worst part. But other times, a dog attack can cause serious injury to the victim. When this happens, victims often want to know what they can do about it? Can you […]

Can I Sue Someone for Personal Injury if I Have a Preexisting Injury?

Washington law requires that when someone injures another person due to their negligence, the at-fault person must pay them compensation for their injuries. If the victim has a preexisting injury, then the law doesn’t prohibit the victim from claiming any new injuries, but they have the burden of proving that any injuries came from the […]