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What Are the Stages of a Personal Injury Claim?

2017-06-22T20:38:35+00:00

 While every personal injury claim is unique, there are some common steps that most (if not all) cases involve. Before you file a personal injury lawsuit, it’s important to understand the litigation process. Meeting With a Personal Injury Lawyer For many people, meeting with a lawyer is the first step in a personal injury claim. [...]

What Are the Stages of a Personal Injury Claim?2017-06-22T20:38:35+00:00

Vancouver Toxic Tort Lawyer: When Chemicals and Toxins Cause Injuries

2017-05-11T18:15:04+00:00

A toxic tort is essentially a personal injury case involving the plaintiff’s (your) exposure to a chemical or toxin that causes a health problem or injury.  The movies Civil Action and Erin Brockovich, both based on true stories, are prime examples of toxic tort cases as they centered on people who were exposed to environmental toxins caused by large corporations.  As [...]

Vancouver Toxic Tort Lawyer: When Chemicals and Toxins Cause Injuries2017-05-11T18:15:04+00:00

Premises Liability Attorney: When Business Owners Could Be Responsible for Your Injuries

2017-04-04T18:14:26+00:00

In Washington state, business owners owe a higher standard of care to its guests and persons on their premises. Generally, a business owner or occupier of a property owes business invitees the duty to use reasonable care, which includes an affirmative duty to discover and warn against dangerous conditions. If you are injured as a [...]

Premises Liability Attorney: When Business Owners Could Be Responsible for Your Injuries2017-04-04T18:14:26+00:00

Proving Soft-Tissue Injuries

2016-11-22T18:26:35+00:00

Soft-tissue injuries tend to be invisible injuries — not readily apparent from mere observation, but quite real and apparent to the sufferer. This article will explore common types of “invisible” soft-tissue injuries and suggest some strategies for proving the true nature and extent of the harm done to you. Common Soft-Tissue Injuries Soft tissue injuries are [...]

Proving Soft-Tissue Injuries2016-11-22T18:26:35+00:00

Depositions 101: What to Expect at Your Personal Injury Deposition

2016-07-22T15:34:33+00:00

If you are like most of our Vancouver personal injury litigation clients, news that the defense attorney wants to take your deposition makes you more than a little anxious. What is a deposition? What’s going to happen? Why do I have to give a deposition? These are just a few questions that you might have. [...]

Depositions 101: What to Expect at Your Personal Injury Deposition2016-07-22T15:34:33+00:00

Are There Red Flags in Your Personal Injury Medical Records?

2016-06-27T17:33:12+00:00

Medical records and bills are the two main types of documentation that an insurance adjuster considers when determining the settlement value of a personal injury case.  Medical records are forwarded to an adjuster as part of a settlement demand package, in order to document that a person was injured in an accident and that he [...]

Are There Red Flags in Your Personal Injury Medical Records?2016-06-27T17:33:12+00:00

Our Vancouver Personal Injury Lawyers Discuss How to Pursue a Personal Injury Claim

2016-03-09T06:02:44+00:00

Accidents can happen at any time, so Vancouver personal injury lawyers say some knowledge about how to pursue of a personal injury legal claim can be very helpful to anyone so unfortunate as to be an accident casualty. Personal injury claims can be for virtually countless types of injuries from car crashes, slip and fall [...]

Our Vancouver Personal Injury Lawyers Discuss How to Pursue a Personal Injury Claim2016-03-09T06:02:44+00:00

Our Vancouver Car Accident Lawyer Addresses Settling Mental Health Cases

2016-03-02T02:33:24+00:00

Clients sometimes ask our Vancouver car accident lawyer about the possibility of settling a case early if mental health issues are present. However, the prospects for a quick resolution are generally not favorable. Various factors affect the insurance company’s willingness to accept an early settlement. The Type of Car Accident Case and the Possibility of [...]

Our Vancouver Car Accident Lawyer Addresses Settling Mental Health Cases2016-03-02T02:33:24+00:00

A Personal Injury Lawyer Vancouver on Psychological Testing

2016-02-24T20:40:36+00:00

Psychological testing may be requested in your personal injury case based on the nature of the injuries claimed. For example, a Vancouver personal injury lawyer typically sees such a request where the victim was subjected to some form of traumatic experience and the testing is done to assess his or her psychological functioning to determine [...]

A Personal Injury Lawyer Vancouver on Psychological Testing2016-02-24T20:40:36+00:00

How a Vancouver Personal Injury Lawyer Defines a Reasonable Person

2016-02-17T18:26:43+00:00

The reasonable person standard is important for every Vancouver personal injury lawyer. It is a key element of personal injury cases based on the negligence of a person or business. This standard applies to all types of accident and injury claims from slip and falls to auto accidents. The Reasonable Person The concept of a [...]

How a Vancouver Personal Injury Lawyer Defines a Reasonable Person2016-02-17T18:26:43+00:00

Our Vancouver Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Neck Injuries After an Accident

2016-02-10T23:57:47+00:00

Our Vancouver personal injury lawyer Loren Scott Etengoff knows that neck injuries are probably the most serious soft-tissue injuries resulting from an auto accident. There are several material case factors in an auto accident that can indicate the potential seriousness of a neck injury, even without a fracture, and the injuries can linger long-term in serious [...]

Our Vancouver Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Neck Injuries After an Accident2016-02-10T23:57:47+00:00

A Vancouver Personal Injury Lawyer on Deposition Goals

2016-02-03T16:57:55+00:00

Discovery, in general, is designed as a fact-gathering tool to enable each side in a litigation to know the other party’s information and evidence. The discovery tool that perhaps can be used most effectively by a Vancouver personal injury lawyer is the deposition. Basic Considerations Although a deposition is an out-of-court statement, it is nonetheless [...]

A Vancouver Personal Injury Lawyer on Deposition Goals2016-02-03T16:57:55+00:00

A Vancouver Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help You Understand Different Insurance Company Approaches

2016-01-27T15:17:15+00:00

Your Vancouver personal injury lawyer will explain how different insurance companies use various strategies when handling a claim. Mid-Sized Insurance Companies Use a Different Approach Than Larger Companies A Vancouver personal injury lawyer is familiar with how reasonable, mid-sized insurance companies deal with claims as opposed to larger companies. For example, if an insurance company spends [...]

A Vancouver Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help You Understand Different Insurance Company Approaches2016-01-27T15:17:15+00:00

A Vancouver Personal Injury Lawyer Can Explain Red Flags That Call Cases into Question

2016-01-20T21:55:18+00:00

Your Vancouver personal injury lawyer can help you understand what possible red flags could lead a claims adjuster to examine your case more closely. Why a Claims Adjuster Might Question the Validity of a Case When an insurance claims adjuster looks at a case, it must first be considered whether the policy is applicable. If it is, the [...]

A Vancouver Personal Injury Lawyer Can Explain Red Flags That Call Cases into Question2016-01-20T21:55:18+00:00

A Vancouver Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Discusses Motorcycle Insurance

2016-01-13T21:08:40+00:00

A Vancouver motorcycle accident lawyer is often asked whether motorcyclists are required to include personal injury protection (PIP) in their motorcycle insurance policy. Although your automobile insurance may have PIP coverage and allows you to access the benefit even if you are a bicyclists or pedestrian injured by a motor vehicle, the coverage typically excludes injuries to motorcyclists [...]

A Vancouver Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Discusses Motorcycle Insurance2016-01-13T21:08:40+00:00
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