Personal Injury Lawyers in Vancouver, WA

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 the total fault for the accident. For example, if a plaintiff's total damages are $100,000 and the plaintiff is 25% at fault, the award to the plaintiff is reduced by $25,000 and defendant is only [...]

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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 for claims [...]

What is A Personal Injury Claim?

A personal injury claim is a civil claim for compensation of victims of both accidents and social wrongs. If suit is filed the injured person is the plaintiff and the party [...]

What is Underinsured Motorist Coverage?

Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Insurance are additional layers of coverage offered by insurance companies in auto insurance policies to protect against the risk that an [...]

What is Personal Injury Protection Coverage?

PIP Coverage Is No-Fault Auto Medical and Wage Loss Insurance When it comes to auto insurance, liability insurance tends to receive the most attention. PIP or “Personal [...]

Dealing With Insurance Companies After A Vehicle Accident

When you are involved in an auto accident, you will probably have to deal with at least two different insurance companies, your own and the insurance company for the other [...]

What To Do If You Are in a Vehicle Accident

Almost all of us will be involved in a car accident sometime in our lives.  Following are tips for what to do if this happens to you: Take Precautions If your vehicle is a [...]