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What To Do After Suffering A Dog Bite In Washington

By Emerald Law Group |

Dogs are a best friend to many across the Seattle area, but they aren’t always so friendly to strangers. Dogs can bite for any number of reasons – perhaps they feel provoked, threatened, or are trying to protect a person or property. When dogs do attack, people can be injured and those injuries can… Read More »

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Understanding Your Legal Rights After Injury Due To Reckless Driving

By Emerald Law Group |

Reckless driving is one of the leading factors in serious traffic accidents and fatalities in Washington State and across the country. Statistics indicate that reckless driving trends have only increased since the start of the pandemic in 2020, with Washington seeing a 10% increase in traffic fatalities in 2021 from the year before. Speeding,… Read More »

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When Is An Insurance Company Liable For Noneconomic Damages Following A Car Accident?

By Emerald Law Group |

In personal injury lawsuits, a plaintiff may seek both economic and noneconomic damages. Economic damages refer to quantifiable or “out of pocket” losses arising from a negligent act. For example, if you are injured in a car accident, your economic damages would include your medical bills and any lost wages due to time missed… Read More »

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Is King County Responsible For A Dangerous Condition On The Green River Trail?

By Emerald Law Group |

Under Washington law, local governments can generally be sued and held liable for injuries that occur on their property the same as any private landowner. For example, if you are injured in a slip and fall accident inside of a King County office building, you could sue the county and seek monetary damages for… Read More »

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Who Can Bring A Wrongful Death Lawsuit In Washington?

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A person who is injured due to someone else’s negligence normally has the right to file a personal injury lawsuit and seek monetary damages. Of course, if the victim is killed due to negligence, they are no longer able to take any sort of legal action. At that point Washington law recognizes a special… Read More »

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Understanding The Role Of Distracted Driving In Car Accidents

By Emerald Law Group |

Car accidents are often the result of negligence–i.e., a driver violating their duty to operate their vehicle in a safe and legal manner. If someone is injured in a car accident caused by negligence, they have the right to sue and hold the reckless driver legally accountable. This is true even in cases where… Read More »

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What To Know About Common Injuries Related To Car Accidents And Your Legal Options

By Emerald Law Group |

Thousands of car accidents happen in the Seattle area each year. When they do, serious injuries can occur. When you or someone you love are injured in a car accident that was not your fault, you have a right to know what happened, why, and how to recover in a lawsuit. The Seattle car… Read More »

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What To Know About Common Causes Of Car Crashes And Your Legal Rights

By Emerald Law Group |

Car accidents are an all-too-common occurrence in the Seattle, Washington area. Sadly, statistics show an increase in accidents since the COVID-19 pandemic began, with 2021 being the deadliest year on record in Seattle since 2006. 2021 saw 540 fatal car crashes and another 2,411 serious auto accidents causing injury. Tragically, 118 of the fatal… Read More »

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The Importance Of Getting Medical Treatment After A Car Accident

By Emerald Law Group |

After a car accident, the initial shock makes it hard to pull thoughts together and focus on what to do next. Victims of a car accident are often hurt, disoriented, and upset over what’s happened. In some cases, a person can become more wrapped up in the damage to their vehicle than their own… Read More »

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Understanding Distracted Driving Risks And Legal Rights After An Accident

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Now more than ever, distracted driving is a shockingly common safety risk on the Seattle area’s roads and highways. The widespread use of cell phones and smartphones has contributed significantly to the rise in distracted driving crashes, but there are a number of other ways drivers can engage in distracted driving – sometimes without… Read More »

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