Personal Injury Lawyers in Vancouver, WA

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Comparative Fault in Washington State

Washington is a pure comparative fault state. Under RCW 4.22.005, any contributory fault of the claimant reduces the amount awarded to them by their share of [...]

Arbitration Required in Certain Civil Cases

In Washington State, there are two levels of trial courts that both have jurisdiction in personal injury claims. Washington District Courts are courts of [...]

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative dispute resolution is a procedure used to hopefully resolve a dispute without a trial. There are two primary methods of dispute resolution, [...]

Defense Medical Exams

In a personal injury lawsuit, the defense may ask for a medical examination of you by their a doctor of their own choosing. If you have personal injury [...]

Are Accident Recoveries Taxable?

Recoveries in personal injury settlements arising out of car accidents are generally not taxable. This same rule applies to other personal injury settlements. [...]

What is a Statute of Limitations?

A statute of limitations sets the time in which a legal action must be commenced.  In Washington, the statute of limitations on personal injury claims arising [...]

Wrongful Death and Survival Actions

There are four types of wrongful death and survival actions in Washington. The wrongful death statutes generally allow family members to recover their own [...]

What Are the Steps Involved in a Personal Injury Claim?

While every case is unique, personal injury claims will generally follow the same road to trial. But the claim may resolve by settlement anywhere along this [...]

Posting on Social Media

Posting on social media after an accident can have a serious impact on your personal injury claim. Insurance claims adjusters and defense attorneys are looking [...]

The Deposition in a Personal Injury Case

Most personal injury claims settle before trial. But either because settlement negotiations reach an impasse or the statute of limitations is about to expire, [...]