Entries by Vancouver Lawyers

Washington Car Accident Compensation Laws

Washington’s “At Fault” and “Pure Comparative Negligence” Laws Washington State’s negligence laws require that you give proof that another person was at “fault” for the car accident so you can recover damages for injuries sustained as a result of the incident. Thankfully, for drivers who could potentially be at fault at least partially, Washington follows […]

Here Are Washington State’s Negligence Laws

State Negligence Laws Overview Negligence is the term used for when you fail to practice an appropriate level of care, resulting in injuries to another person. When a motorist doesn’t wear their glasses, which is required by their driver’s license, and causes an accident that injured another individual, this would be considered negligent driving. Most […]

Washington Distracted-Driving Law is Here: What to Know

As of Sunday, July 23rd, it will now be illegal to use a cell phone or handheld device while on the road in the state of Washington. As outlined in the state’s new distracted-driving law informational pamphlet, residents in the state of Washington will no longer be allowed to use a handheld cell phone while operating […]

How Personal Injury Law in Washington State Can Affect You

Although it’s always better to avoid bodily injuries, it’s impossible to control or account for every potential outcome. If you’ve been harmed in Washington state, it’s in your best interest to understand how personal injury laws work. What Is Personal Injury Law? Personal injury laws are designed to help victims recover following an injury incident. […]

What is A Personal Injury Attorney and How Can they Help Me?

A personal injury attorney is a civil litigator who offers legal representation to individuals who have suffered psychological or physical injury, due to the negligent actions of another person or entity. A personal injury attorney deals in a field of law called tort law that covers civil wrongs or injuries and also includes the breach […]