Tire Safety For Teens to Avoid Car Accidents

Tire manufacturer Michelin has launched a campaign aimed at teenagers teaching the importance of tire safety. Many driver education programs neglect tire safety resulting in a lack of knowledge of basic tire safety among driving teens. Such drivers are less likely to...

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How to Rock a Personal Injury Deposition

A deposition is a procedure that happens before a trial where one party asks questions to the opposing side to obtain information. Depositions are not typically carried out inside the courtroom, but the courts still play a role. Participants in a deposition may need...

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The #1 Excuse Given for Speeding

The #1 Excuse Given for Speeding

Speeding is dangerous. It can cause accidents, increases reaction times, and increases the severity of injuries resulting from accidents. There's a reason speed limits are set and enforced. Even so, people break the speed limit every day. Have you ever wondered what...

Top 5 Qualities to look for in a Personal Injury Attorney

No one ever plans to need a personal injury attorney. Accidents happen to all of us, every day, and for some of us, the consequences last for months, years or an entire lifetime. When an accident happens through no fault of your own, sometimes you must seek out legal...

Do I have to pay Taxes on my Personal Injury Settlement?

Just in time for tax season: You’ve gone through the process and your personal injury lawyer has successfully won a settlement for you the previous tax year. Your question: is this money mine? What are the most common scenarios and is the money from a personal injury...

Tips for Winter Driving

Driving in winter weather can be dangerous. Between low visibility and/or slippery roads, the potential for getting into a wreck is increased significantly. Along with the increased risk or accident comes the possibility being at fault for an accident. In many cases,...

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Train Derailed In DuPont, WA

Six people have died as a result of an Amtrak train derailing, and nearly everyone else on board were admitted to hospitals in the area. All but one of the cars left the track and fell to Interstate 5 in DuPont, WA. The derailing has stopped traffic across all...

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What is Wrongful Death?

You may have heard the term 'wrongful death' before, and like many, been confused about exactly what it means. Here is a very brief explanation. In the event that an injured victim does not survive an accident caused by the negligence of another, wrongful death has...

What is PIP, Why Do I Want it, and How Do I Use it?

PIP (Personal Injury Protection) is an additional coverage that you pay extra for and covers the upfront cost of your medical bills. Simply put, if you purchase this coverage, your insurance company agrees to pay your medical bills upfront but has the right to be...

Top 7 Safety Tips for Thanksgiving Travel

Almost 50 million Americans are estimated to travel this Thanksgiving. The majority of those will be on the roads, driving to and from their destinations. Are you traveling for Thanksgiving? If so, you aren’t alone. With the vast number of people expected to be on the...

How Long Does a Personal Injury Case Take?

If I had a nickel for every time a new client asked how long their auto accident case was going to take to get resolved, I would probably be able to take my wife on a nice vacation. In all actuality, it is a great question, but one that is hard to answer given the...

How to Find the Right Doctor after a Car Accident

For most people, getting into a car accident is not at the top of their "To Do" list of things to do for the day. Unfortunately, car accidents happen whether we want them or not. Many things make getting into a car accident frustrating, not the least of which is the...

The Problem with Using Social Media After a Personal Injury Accident

The use of social media is prevalent in today’s world, with more people maintaining social media accounts than ever before. The Pew Research Center reports that in 2016, 79% of internet users, and 68 % of all American adults, used Facebook. While today’s culture may...

Car Accident Crash Book – How Do I Close My Claim?

        So, you've done the work, you've been treated for your injuries and your property damage, and now your question is, "how do I close my claim? What’s the process for me to get a settlement and close my case? There’s a lot of different things to be careful of...

Car Accident Crashbook – What If I Miss Work?

        A common concern after a car accident is what happens if you miss work? How do you get paid if you physically can’t work because You're injured? As it turns out, wage loss truly is one of the hardest things to get compensated for after a car accident. The...

Car Accident Crash Book – How Will I Pay For My Bills?

      One of the main questions people ask me after they’ve been in a car accident is how they will pay their medical bills? If you go to the E.R., it’s $10,000. An MRI is $6,000. It’s kind of scary racking up that much in medical bills. So, how are we going to pay...

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