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  • ‘Vulnerable User Law’

    RCW 46.61.526 What You Should Know About Washington's 'Vulnerable User Law' Under the Vulnerable User Law, 'vulnerable road users' - i.e. bicyclists, pedestrians, people on motorized wheelchairs or sc

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  • "Insurance Bad Faith"

    Explains the unreasonable or unfair conduct of an insurance company also known as insurance bad faith. What Does the Term "Insurance Bad Faith" Mean? "Bad faith" refers to unreasonable or unfair condu

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  • LGBT Law and Personal Injury Law in Washington State

    All injury victims regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, or sexual orientation have the same legal rights to financial compensation for economic and non-economic

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  • Hiring an Attorney After an Accident

    Depending on the severity of the car accident you may want to consider hiring an attorney right away. If you suffered serious injuries as a result of a severe accident it may be important to hire an a

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  • Loss of Consortium

    Personal relationships can also be affected by personal injury cases. What is a "Loss of Consortium" Claim? When a person is injured because of the negligence of another person or entity, in addition

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  • Is It Illegal to Ride a Bicycle While Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs?

    Technically speaking, no, there are no official Washington state laws that explicitly prohibit a person from riding a bicycle while they are under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Riding a Bicycle a

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  • Talking to this Insurance Company Employee could ruin your case

    If you’re in an accident and need to speak with an insurance company you’re going to be working with two different claims adjusters. One of these claims adjusters is going to be handling any damaged p

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  • Dog Bites to Children May Cause Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    Small children are involved in most dog bites and attacks each year. These attacks often cause children to develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, causing ongoing fear and emotional damage for a life

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  • Does an Injured Child Have to Testify in Court?

    As to whether a child has to testify in court is determined by things including the child's ability to speak the truth, the child's mental capacity, memory, and understanding of the incident, and thei

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  • UW Medical Mistake Leads to One of Largest Verdicts in State History

    A King County judge ordered on Friday that the University of Washington must pay a $15.2 million sum to the family of a young girl who suffered significant brain damage after a medication error made by two UW doctors at Seattle Childrens Hospital in 2008. The official judgment o...

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