What Are the Long Term Consequences of Brain Injury?
Traumatic brain injuries have become a leading cause of disability and death in the U.S. with nearly 1.5 million TBIs reported per year in either mild, moderate, or severe categories. Of the estimated 1.5 million brain injuries, 50,000 victims die from their injuries but the rest survive their TBIs and go on to live...read more
Are Punitive Damages Available for Injury Claims in Washington?
The only thing worse than experiencing a painful or debilitating injury is experiencing one that was entirely preventable if it weren’t for the negligence, recklessness, or willful misconduct of another individual. Whether the injury resulted from a careless driver disregarding traffic laws or from a hotel owner’s failure to repair a faulty stair riser,...read more
What’s the Difference Between Survival Action & Wrongful Death?
When a loved one dies, it’s a heartbreaking and stressful time for the surviving family members. If the death comes after an injury caused by another party’s negligence, recklessness, or willful misconduct, it’s even more difficult for those left behind. Whether the loved one’s death resulted directly from the injury or they died from...read more
Are Fireworks Legal in Washington State?
With the start of summer comes holidays known for celebrations that are marked by fireworks, such as Memorial Day and the Fourth of July. In Washington State, however, fireworks are banned. It is illegal under state law to purchase and discharge fireworks without a proper license or permit as improper use of fireworks can...read more