According to the National Center for Health Statistics, about 40 million people experience injuries traumatic enough to require medical assistance every year. Those injuries include things like car accidents, slip and falls, and even dog bites. But what constitutes a personal injury that requires legal assistance? That is a question many people ask themselves after [...]
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Washington State is one of the most glorious states in the country. Unfortunately, however, it's not immune to roadside accidents, workplace injuries, construction site accidents, and wrongful death claims. This is where a Vancouver injury attorney steps onto the scene. As you embark upon the mountain of paperwork that's involved in your claim and the [...]
Getting into a car accident can be stressful in so many respects. You may be in a state of shock, and it can be hard to think straight about everything that you need to do following a crash. There are certain things that you must do when you’ve been involved in a vehicle accident. Some [...]
One assumption many people have is that when they are in an automobile accident or suffer personal injuries due to the negligence of another person, their health insurance will cover their medical expenses. While one’s health insurance will cover the medical expenses, there is a hierarchy among insurance coverages that are ultimately responsible for covering [...]
When you suffer a personal injury due to an auto accident, work injury, or any other incident, you may be able to recover damages. Damages are the expenses you incur as a result of your injury, including medical bills, lost wages, expenses for car rental, and auto repairs. When you hire an attorney for a [...]
Some very specific elements must be present for negligence to be found in a car accident situation. Consult a Vancouver car accident attorney to discuss whether negligence may have occurred in your case. Let’s use an example auto accident situation to explain how negligence is determined: It was daylight and an auto driver did [...]
You should take a number of important actions as soon as possible after you are injured in a car accident. It is a good idea to promptly consult with a Vancouver car accident attorney to make other recommendations specific to your case. Here are a few tips to help you and your case. Take good [...]
If you've been injured as a result of someone else's negligence, you deserve to be fully and fairly compensated for your injuries, as well as for your pain and suffering, lost wages, and other damages. A “demand letter” is the first step in negotiating a favorable settlement. You may choose to draft a demand letter [...]
The silver lining behind parking lot car accidents is that since speed limits are much lower than other roadways, these accidents rarely ever involve serious injury. However, determining who is at fault for the accident can sometimes be very complicated. Since parking lots are filled with cars driving in every direction, figuring out who has the [...]
Distracted driving is becoming an increasing problem on the road, but you may wonder, “What is distracted driving?” Driving while distracted can lead to a ticket in some situations, and in many cases, it can cause a motor vehicle accident. Learn more from Etengoff Pak Law Group - Vancouver Personal Injury Attorney. If you are [...]
If you were in an unexpected crash, an intersection accident attorney can guide you through the legal process to determine who was at fault and help you obtain the best possible outcome. Intersection accidents can be complicated. It can be difficult to know who is to blame. Even police officers making reports sometimes get it [...]
Generally, all drivers must yield to pedestrians in crosswalks and on sidewalks. Whether in a marked or unmarked crosswalk, drivers must stop their vehicle whenever a pedestrian is crossing through their half of the roadway. Yet, do pedestrians always have the right of way in Washington? Let's find out below. What Are Marked and Unmarked Crosswalks? [...]
In order to properly heal from your car accident injuries, you must obtain the compensation that you deserve. However, how much to expect from car accident settlement is a complex problem that involves a variety of factors. Let's take a look at those factors below. Determining Who is At-Fault for the Accident Many states employ [...]