Insurance Disputes in Washington

Posted by Russell West | May 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Under these circumstances, you may become frustrated because though insurance policies are supposed to protect against accidents and losses, insurance companies do not tend to move in favor of the person hurt or the person insured. You may end up in an insurance dispute.

Judge or Jury in Personal Injury Cases?

Posted by Russell West | Apr 03, 2017 | 0 Comments

When you have been injured and you and your attorney decide to bring a civil action against a defendant, you may decide that you would like a judge to oversee your case rather than a jury, or vice versa. Judges and juries can bring different things to the forefront of your case. It is a fact that...

Bicycle Accidents

Posted by Russell West | Feb 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

When you are hit by a vehicle while riding a bicycle, you may sustain serious injuries for which you should be compensated. (image courtesy of Sylwia Bartyzel)

Good Samaritan Law in Washington

Posted by Russell West | Jan 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

In Washington, according to RCW 4.24.300, a Good Samaritan is anyone who gives aid or assistance to another during an emergency without expecting to be compensated for his or her actions and who is not considered to be a medical professional.

Permissive Auto Users

Posted by Russell West | Sep 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Permissive use means that by giving someone permission to use your vehicle, he or she will typically be covered by your car insurance policy, depending on your policy, of course. For some insurance policies, household members will be deemed as permissive users with your automobile. However, as long as you give permission to someone to use your vehicle, then that will be enough.

Did Their Distracted Driving Cause Your Accident?

Posted by Russell West | Sep 02, 2016 | 0 Comments

Let's face it. We all get distracted while driving at one point or another. That distraction can come in the form of tending to your kids, applying makeup, eating before rushing to a meeting, or even changing the radio station. In an instant, unfortunately, any of these distractions can cause an ...

How Long Do I Have to Bring a Claim in an Auto Accident?

Posted by Russell West | Aug 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Though you or a loved one have been involved an auto accident, you do not have to feel helpless if a settlement negotiation falls through with an insurance company or if you find out later that you have sustained injuries that were unknown at the time of the accident because you may still be able to file suit as long as Washington’s three-year statute of limitation has not run on your claim.

Are You an Injured Passenger?

Posted by Russell West | Aug 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

So, what happens when you are the passenger in a car accident? If you or a loved one has been injured in an auto accident, it is in your best interest to contact an experienced Spokane auto accident attorney so that we can help you strategize about the best possible outcomes for your case.

DUIs and Criminal Penalties

Posted by Russell West | Jun 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

When it comes to driving, your safety and the safety of others should be top priority. Sometimes, however, you can find yourself in situations that seem completely avoidable. If you are a first-time offender, then an arrest can be both confusing and frightening. It is for this reason that you must seek counsel immediately with an experienced law firm.

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