Karl Erik Malling’s Answers

Karl Erik Malling

Seattle Personal Injury Lawyer.

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  1. I am disabled on Section8 fell down stairs broke my ankle, sprained my right and left knee and strain tendons can I sue?

    Answered almost 3 years ago.

    1. Karl Erik Malling
    2. Cheryl J. Farrish
    3. Christian K. Lassen II
    4. Lars A. Lundeen
    4 lawyer answers

    An investigation is needed (at no cost to you) to see if the facts give rise to a law suit. The investigation would include talking with you and others, inspecting the railing and possible other factors around the stairs and researching the code provisions. It would not take long to determine if there were sufficient grounds for a low suit

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  2. When should I file a lawsuit after medical malpractice incident?

    Answered almost 3 years ago.

    1. Richard James Milham
    2. L. Maxwell Taylor
    3. Karl Erik Malling
    4. Marc Edward Stewart
    4 lawyer answers

    The statute of Limitations for a medical malpractice action is generally three years from the date of the malpractice or 1 year from the date of discovery or - before you are 21 if the malpractice happened to a minor. There are exceptions to these general rules and only a competent attorney practicing in this area of the law can give you a reliable answer after he or she meets with you and learns all the relevant facts. You should contact an attorney right away because there is much more to...

  3. How long does it take to settle a personal injury case with workmans comp insurance.

    Answered almost 4 years ago.

    1. Randy William Ferguson
    2. Christian K. Lassen II
    3. Karl Erik Malling
    3 lawyer answers

    A claim for personal injury that also has a workman's compensation component is really no different than a "regular" personal injury case. You simply have to keep Labor and Industries appraised of the status of your claim and settle their subrogation claim at time of settlement or verdict. In King County it is about 17 months to trial once a case is filed. Other counties vary in terms of time from filing to trial. My firm generally files litigation very soon after intake in order to begin...