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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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Nursing Home Falls – Tragic and Preventable

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Nursing homes have been in the news a lot due to the COVID-19 pandemic causing outbreaks of the coronavirus in adult care facilities all over the country. Even before the tragedy of COVID-19, a constant danger to residents of nursing homes and adult care facilities has been the risk of falls. Half of the… Read More »

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Wrongful Death – SOL – Discovery Rule

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Division One of the Washington State Court of Appeals ruled on March 13, 2017, that the statute of limitations on a wrongful death case did not begin to run until the date the killer of a 12-year-old boy was convicted of murder. Alajawan Brown was killed April 29, 2010, when he was mistaken for… Read More »

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Statute of Limitations Ruling in Wrongful Death Case

By Emerald Law Group |

Division One of the Washington State Court of Appeals ruled on March 13, 2017, that the statute of limitations on a wrongful death case did not begin to run until the date the killer of a 12-year-old boy was convicted of murder. Alajawan Brown was killed April 29, 2010, when he was mistaken for… Read More »

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Drowning Deaths in Washington – Negligent Supervision of Children

By Emerald Law Group |

Every summer people throughout Washington flock to our many lakes, rivers and beaches to swim and recreate. Many summer camps and organizations bring children to these same locations to swim and play in the water. Drownings, however, occur every year and often the victims are children who do not know how to swim or… Read More »

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Fatalities in Car Accidents – Wrongful Death Claims

By Emerald Law Group |

The most tragic car accident claims that we handle involve persons who pass away in the accident. Many times roll over accidents or large collisions with large trucks result in fatalities on Washington highways and roads, often due to someone else’s negligence. If a family member is killed in an accident, the victim is… Read More »

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