Ways Teenage Drivers can Practice Safe Driving

Posted by Russell West | Jun 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

It is absolutely critical that teenage drivers exercise safety precautions every time they get behind the wheel to avoid ending up in a deadly accident. The following will review some of the important steps that teenage drivers can take to remain safe while on the road.

A Quick Guide to Washington Seat Belt Laws

Posted by Russell West | Jun 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Even though more people are wearing seat belts lately due to recent campaigns by the state, law enforcement in Spokane and the rest of Washington still sees a number of accidents in which people who fail to wear their seat belts are catastrophically injured.

Tips on Avoiding Rear-Ending Another Vehicle

Posted by Russell West | Jul 05, 2018 | 0 Comments

Two people were recently injured in a three-vehicle accident. While law enforcement requested LifeFlight helicopters on route to the accident, the collision turned out not to be as serious as believed. The driver of a vehicle was turning when a second vehicle behind the first car also slowed. A t...

Losing Control of a Vehicle

Posted by Russell West | Apr 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

There are numerous causes of vehicle operators losing control of their vehicles, including adverse road conditions, defective vehicles, distraction, fatigue, hydroplaning, and intoxication.

The Dangers of Street Racing

Posted by Russell West | Mar 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Street racing is a particularly deadly type of activity because it encourages motor vehicle operators to drive at speeds much greater than those that are safe for traveling on public roads.

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 ...

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.

Spokane Researcher Warns Against Driving While Drowsy

Posted by Russell West | Apr 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

West Law Office provides quality, tailored legal services to every client. Our practice areas include auto accidents and personal injury, as well as DUIs and related criminal traffic misdemeanors. A knowledgeable attorney when dealing with auto accidents provides peace of mind and alleviates the stress that comes with these cases.

Deadly Spokane Pedestrian Accident Highlights Growing Problem

Posted by Russell West | Mar 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sadly, vehicles can strike as sober and intoxicated pedestrians alike. Simply being impaired does not automatically mean the pedestrian was at fault. However, the law does take into consideration an injured person’s contribution to the injury. If you or someone you love has been injured in an automobile accident – whether car on car or pedestrian – you should understand your rights. If someone else was at fault, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. Do not fall for the insurance company’s attempts to reduce liability or place the blame on you. Before you sign anything, contact the West Law Firm in Spokane for a free case consultation.

Spokane Roads Some of the Worst in the Nation

Posted by Russell West | Feb 08, 2016 | 0 Comments

According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation, in 2008 alone there were 37,261 deaths out of 5.81 million “police-reported motor vehicle crashes.” This suggests there may have been more highway fatalities that simply were not reported. B...

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