The Most Common Injuries in Pedestrian Accidents

Categories: Personal Injury

pedestrian accident

When you drive a car, you are protected. You have airbags on the front and side, seatbelts to keep you from thrashing around, and the body of the vehicle to absorb most of the impact. For pedestrians, there are no such protections. When a pedestrian is struck by a passenger vehicle, the incident often leads…

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How to Stop Foreclosure Judgments and Sales

Categories: Uncategorized

foreclosure

You purchased your house at the right time and for a good price – considering the market. Your income at the time was stable, and while the mortgage payment was slightly over what your budget allows, you have been pushing through. When a financial disaster strikes (like losing your job, or becoming ill), that mortgage…

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Bankruptcy: Does it Make Sense for Your Financial Situation?

Categories: Bankruptcy

bankruptcy

Deciding if you should file for bankruptcy is never easy. The process takes time, costs money, and you are already struggling financially. When you file for bankruptcy, you lose control of how your assets and finances are handled. While there are reasons keeping you from filing for bankruptcy, there are instances where bankruptcy makes more…

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Common Bankruptcy Myths Finally Debunked

Categories: Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy

No one goes through life planning to file bankruptcy. Even those who know they need to file for bankruptcy have developed such a misguided view of this legal tool that they fear doing so. Bankruptcy is nothing to fear, and you should not give into the stigmas surrounding it either – especially when you are…

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Tips for Safer Driving in the Rain This Fall

Categories: Personal Injury

Driving in the rain

There is a lot of rain in Washington. The state alone averages five inches of snowfall while areas like Seattle receive only 152 sunny days per year. A clear majority of the days here involve rain, but the heaviest rains and winds come in the fall. Therefore, it is best to prepare yourself for the…

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Steps to Completing a 20-Day IFCA Notification for a Lawsuit

Categories: Insurance

IFCA and Bad Faith Claims

To file an IFCA (Insurance Fair Conduct Act) claim, you must provide your notice of intent. The notice of intent tells the insurance company as well as the OIC (Office of the Insurance Commissioner) that you will file your lawsuit within a 20-day period. If you do not file the notice of intent, you cannot…

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Standard Treatments for TBIs

Categories: Personal Injury

TBI treatment

Traumatic brain injuries range from mild to severe. Depending on the type of brain injury you might have, your doctor may propose several treatment options. Treatments for this kind of injury will often extend well beyond the initial injury. For example, you may receive emergency treatment, which is designed to stabilize, while eventually moving toward…

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Common Terms to Know with TBIs

Categories: Personal Injury

TBI

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), are a severe injury that can occur after a motor vehicle accident, slip and fall, or even a medical error. Sadly, TBIs are becoming more common now that technology knows how to detect them. In some cases, TBIs are minor, and a victim makes a full recovery. In other instances, the…

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