Washington Personal Injury Attorney
FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION (253) 839-9440
click here to be instantly connected to a Personal Injury Lawyer click here to see our Personal Injury Blog
September 16, 2010

Can you get compensation for your child car seat after an accident?

Posted By Angel Chenaur

We have represented numerous people injured in car accidents over the years. Often, the car accident involves a child that is in the vehicle riding in a car seat. Our injury attorneys and staff always ensure that the car seat is replaced for our ...

Continue reading "Can you get compensation for your child car seat after an accident? "

August 25, 2010

Medical Errors on the Rise?

Posted By Park Chenaur

It is always a good idea to stay alert and informed concerning the medical care we receive. Restricted resources can make obtaining safe and competent health care even more of a challenge. A recently published article appearing in the ...

Continue reading "Can you get compensation for your child car seat after an accident? "

August 25, 2010

Deposition Preparation

Posted By Park Chenaur

All clients experience anxiety in anticipation of being deposed by defense counsel. Preparation for the deposition is very important in large part to minimize nerves. Anxiety can be diminished by knowing what to expect and eliminating worry about ...

Continue reading "Deposition Preparation"

August 11, 2010

"I'd like you to perform some voluntary Field Sobriety Tests…"

Posted By Dan Gerl

"…I just want to make sure you're ok to drive." That's what the officer tells you after he's asked you to step out of your car, but that's not all he wants. By this point, he's all but "decided" that you're impaired. While he may, in fact, decide ...

Continue reading " "I'd like you to perform some voluntary Field Sobriety Tests…""

August 04, 2010

Are Alcohol-Detecting Steering Wheels the Answer?

Posted By Park Chenaur

In recent news: Schumer: Steering Wheels Could Stop Drunk Driving Elmira, NY. July 23 — In the future, cars may be able to detect — through a driver’s skin — whether he or she is drunk, and prevent the engine from starting. U.S. Sen. Charles ...

Continue reading "Are Alcohol-Detecting Steering Wheels the Answer?"

August 02, 2010

Independent Medical Exam (IME) and PIP in Washington State

Posted By Park Chenaur

In Washington, although PIP is not required, an insured must sign a waiver rejecting said coverage. If your insurance company cannot produce your signed waiver, they must provide PIP coverage. Under a PIP policy, your insurance company must pay for ...

Continue reading "Independent Medical Exam (IME) and PIP in Washington State"

July 26, 2010

Children involved in a Car Accident and Minor Settlements

Posted By Park Chenaur

If your child or another child under the age of 18 was injured in a car accident, handling the minor settlement can be difficult. First, you need to work out a settlement amount with the insurance company that fairly compensates your child. After a ...

Continue reading "Children involved in a Car Accident and Minor Settlements"

July 22, 2010

Should i see a doctor after being hit by another car?

Posted By Park Chenaur

When you are injured in a car accident it is important to get evaluated by a medical professional immediately. Even if you are initially experiencing minimal pain symptoms, a full evaluation will help ensure that there is no permanent damage to your ...

Continue reading "Should i see a doctor after being hit by another car?"

July 20, 2010

Moving Violations can have long reaching effects

Posted By Park Chenaur

I once w as in court attending a pretrial hearing with a client. As we waited our turn, a nother person was before the court for sentencing on an alcohol-related driving offense. Although the sentencing recommenda t ion between his attorney and the ...

Continue reading "Moving Violations can have long reaching effects"

July 20, 2010

Rear-End Accidents

Posted By Park Chenaur

The Following Car Doctrine has been established by a long line of cases in Washington , including Ryan v.Westgard , 12 Wn. App. 500. The doctrine states “when two cars are traveling in the same direction, the primary duty of avoiding a collision ...

Continue reading "Rear-End Accidents"

July 09, 2010

I was rear-ended, do I get a rental car when my car is being fixed?

Posted By Park Chenaur

Yes. A vehicle owner may get the value of the loss of use for his vehicle for a reasonable time. WPI 30.16 states that "such sum as will reasonably compensate for any loss of use of any damaged property during the time reasonably required for its ...

Continue reading "I was rear-ended, do I get a rental car when my car is being fixed?"

July 06, 2010

Ignition Interlock Device (IID) License Application Requirement

Posted By Park Chenaur

I recently had a case where a client was sentenced for DUI (as a result of the agreement another DUI charge against him was dismissed). As part of the sentence the judge ordered him to "apply for the IID (Ignition Interlock Device) License within 30 ...

Continue reading "Ignition Interlock Device (IID) License Application Requirement"

June 30, 2010

I was in a car accident and have been unable to sleep due to nightmares. What is wrong with me?

Posted By Park Chenaur

A car accident can be a significant trauma that results in anxiety and emotional upset for many people, in addition to the physical pain and discomfort. Often times, victims of a collision are afraid to drive, afraid to get into a car, or cannot ...

Continue reading "I was in a car accident and have been unable to sleep due to nightmares. What is wrong with me?"

June 30, 2010

What if I am injured in a car accident, that is not my fault, but I have no insurance coverage. Can I still get treatment?

Posted By Park Chenaur

Absolutely. Many doctors will agree to treat you and delay payment until your claim is settled. The treatment provider(s) will have what we call a lien on your file, assuring them of reimbursement out of the final settlement proceeds. Typically, the ...

Continue reading " What if I am injured in a car accident, that is not my fault, but I have no insurance coverage. Can I still get treatment?"

June 28, 2010

Can I recover lost wages if i was injured in a Car Accident?

Posted By Park Chenaur

Yes. Not only can you recover your lost wages at the time of settlement, if you have Personal Injury Protection, you are entitled to recover wage loss much sooner, subject to some restrictions. In order to recover your lost wages, proper ...

Continue reading "Can I recover lost wages if i was injured in a Car Accident?"

Attorney Web Design The information on this Federal Way, Washington Personal Injury Attorneys / Law Firm website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this or associated pages, documents, comments, answers, emails, or other communications should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information on this website is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing of this information does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.

Address: 2505 S. 320th St., Ste 100 Federal Way, WA 98003    Phone: (253) 839-9440