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Having an accident on Thanksgiving can make it a very unhappy holiday.
Thanksgiving Day has been a celebrated family holiday across the nation ever since it was declared a public holiday in 1817. Thanksgiving is a day for getting together with family and friends. It is a time when we are all encouraged to give thanks for what we have and count our blessings. Sadly, Thanksgiving Day tops New Year’s Eve, the Fourth of July, and St. Patrick’s Day as the deadliest day of the year. According to research, Thanksgiving Day is the holiday with the highest number of fatalities from motor vehicle accidents. Slip and Fall Accidents on Thanksgiving Day The hustle...[ Read More ]
The car accident police report is one of the most important components of any potential legal claim.
You could be entitled to bring a car accident claim against the other motorist to seek damages if you were hurt in a car accident that was their fault. You may need to know how to obtain a police record from an automobile accident as part of this procedure. You must be able to establish liability to make an automobile accident claim. This implies, among other things: Interviewing witnesses is necessary before they forget what happened Photographs must be taken before injuries heal and damage is fixed Evidence must be gathered before it is gone To put it another way,...[ Read More ]
Truck accidents are more common that many realize, and they are often the source of devastating injuries.
Almost every day, trucking collisions occur in Seattle and the surrounding areas. These collisions can have devastating consequences, as we have observed over the years at Cunnane Law. The occupants of passenger cars generally sustain the most severe injuries in collisions because tractor-trailers are larger and heavier than normal passenger cars. The following are a few of the more typical injuries caused by truck accidents. Injuries to the Back and Neck The victims of trucking accidents frequently sustain strained muscles, tendon damage, and ligament injuries. Vertebrae, which are bony structures, protect the spine. Discs, the cushions of rigid cartilage filled...[ Read More ]
Good Samaritan laws make it more likely people in danger will get the help they need.
Most people’s instincts encourage them to assist a person in danger when they are hurt or unconscious. However, many people are reluctant because they do not want to be held responsible for more injuries or fatalities in the event that they worsen the situation. These circumstances give rise to the Good Samaritan law, which has the ability to save another life. It is in your best interest to speak with an experienced Cunnane Law attorney if you or a loved one has been hurt in an accident so that we can work together to determine the best course of action...[ Read More ]
Yellow light accidents are common, but determining fault can be tricky.
You are still at risk of being involved in a major accident, even if you are a cautious and safe driver. There are numerous ways that car accidents can occur, with yellow light accidents being one of the more common types of collision. This makes us ask, “In Washington, who is to blame for a yellow light collision?” Here is a summary by our Edmonds car accident attorneys, of the most critical facts that drivers in Washington should know regarding yellow light collisions. Understanding Yellow Light Accident Fault A yellow light is officially a warning light, warning motorists to slow...[ Read More ]
Ouch! It’s no fun when someone hits your parked car. Here’s what you should do.
Accidents involving parked cars are not the same as accidents involving moving vehicles. For one thing, unless you were in the parked vehicle at the time of the crash, you most likely did not sustain physical injuries. Also, unless they thoughtfully left a note, you are unlikely to discover the identity of the individual who hit your vehicle. Unfortunately, in Washington, some motorists may quickly disappear after crashing into a parked automobile, so you may never be able to identify the culprit. We at Cunnane Law, a leading Washington vehicle accident firm, are frequently asked what to do next. Experience...[ Read More ]
Have you experienced personal injuries in Washington? Let us help you.
Suffering an injury that may have been avoided is both painful and frustrating. Many persons who have suffered a personal injury because of someone else’s negligence, must cope with the repercussions of the incident in numerous aspects of their lives. Such as impacting their quality of life physically, emotionally, and mentally. Fortunately, there exist statutes in Washington state law that protect persons who have suffered personal injuries. What Constitutes Personal Injury in Washington State? Many situations fall under the category of personal injury and personal injury can take numerous forms, ranging from being injured in a car accident to suffering because...[ Read More ]
Don’t try to navigate the legal system on your own. Partner with an expert long-term disability lawyer.
Long-term disability insurance protects you from losing your income if you are unable to work due to a serious health condition. A long-term disability plan is typically obtained through your employer, but you can also opt for a private plan purchased directly from the insurance company. Long-term disability (LTD) lawyers can assist you in filing a claim or appealing a denial of benefits. Filing a claim can be a stressful and confusing procedure, especially if you are attempting to file your claim while managing your health. Legal assistance can be beneficial in a variety of ways, from making a claim...[ Read More ]
After a truck accident, there are often huge costs and damages. Expert legal help is required.
Individuals or surviving family members of someone killed in a truck accident can file a truck accident claim to recover damages for losses incurred as a result of the accident. Financial losses, physical health impacts, resulting trauma, and other expenditures related with the accident are all examples of losses, also known as damages. Personal injury, property damage, or wrongful death are the most common reasons for submitting a truck accident claim. The average person may find that these damages can be extremely costly, not only financially, but also physically and psychologically. Individuals might be able to reduce their financial burden...[ Read More ]
Thousands of trucking industry-related accidents occur each year, resulting in serious effects ranging from inconvenient repair expenses to devastating personal injuries, property damage, and death. Accidents can be distressing and overwhelming, particularly when large trucks are involved. Nevertheless, as soon as possible, you should try to collect relevant evidence that will be beneficial later in the process of filing a personal injury claim. Following an accident, it’s also essential to call the proper authorities for professional assistance and for the sake of safety. Take the following steps if you’ve been hurt or your property has been damaged in a truck accident. 1. Call...[ Read More ]
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