Personal Injury Lawyers in Vancouver, WA

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Accidents at Self-Service Stores

In Washington, specific rules apply to accidents at self-service stores. A self-service store is a retail business where customers help themselves to the [...]

Property Owner’s Responsibility for Injuries on Their Premises

A property owner's responsibility for injuries on their premises depends on the status of the person injured while on the property. Property owners and [...]

Soft-Tissue Injuries

What is a Soft-Tissue Injury? A soft-tissue injury is an injury of muscles, ligaments and tendons.  Ligaments are the tough, fibrous tissue that connect [...]

Non-Economic Damages

Types of Compensatory Damages There are two types of compensatory damages in Washington, economic and non-economic. Economic damages are intended to [...]

What Do I Have to Prove to Recover in a Personal Injury Claim?

Most personal injury claims involve four basic elements: Duty First, we must establish that the defendant owed you a legal duty. All motorists are under a [...]

Who Pays for Medical Expenses After an Accident?

You Are Responsible for Your Ongoing Medical Expenses Even if you are not at fault for a accident, you must still pay for your ongoing medical expenses. The [...]

Legal Fees in Personal Injury Cases

Most lawyers, including the attorneys at Baumgartner, Nelson & Wagner, PLLC, charge a contingency fee in personal injury cases.  Under a contingency fee [...]

How Insurance Companies Value Personal Injury Claims reports 3 million people are injured in auto crashes every year. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, motor [...]

Ice and Snow Slip and Fall Accidents

Following is a summary of Washington law concerning landowners' responsibility for slips and falls caused by ice and snow on their property. Private [...]

Who Pays on a Personal Injury Claim?

Most personal injury claims are brought to recover money damages for harm caused by the negligence of some person or company. Negligence is the primary basis [...]