There are a number of factors that go into determining fault in an auto accident. Most importantly, however, is understanding the circumstances under which a lawsuit can be brought against another party. Since Washington is a tort state when it comes auto insurance claims, determining… Read On

There’s an urban legend that goes something like: if one driver rear-ends another driver, they are automatically at fault. That may be true in some states, but Washington operates on a pure comparative fault rule. That means that each driver is assigned some portion of… Read On

While lane-change accidents and rear-end accidents are usually quite simple to unpack, T-bone accidents are a different story entirely. On top of that, the injuries that result from these accidents are many degrees more severe. Generally speaking, these accidents occur when one driver attempts to… Read On

Often, sideswipe accidents occur when one driver is attempting to change lanes, but they can occur for other reasons as well. When someone is driving under the influence or texting while driving, they often lose focus on the road and this results in sideswipe accidents…. Read On

If you’ve sustained serious injuries in a car accident, then you likely have a lot at stake. In that case, you’re in for a battle. Who are your opponents? The at-fault driver and their insurance company will make up the opposing team. You and your… Read On

It is a common sight in supermarkets and other stores—a yellow sign telling customers to use caution because the floors have been freshly mopped. Unfortunately, many stores never set up warning signs or cones, and unsuspecting customers can slip on the floor, suffering serious injuries… Read On

It is no secret that many of Yakima’s sidewalks have seen better days. Due to winter weather, tree roots, or other conditions, many sidewalks have crumbled into hundreds of pieces. Unfortunately, innocent pedestrians can trip on uneven pavement, cracks, or potholes, injuring themselves in the… Read On