What is Mediation?

Mediation is an informal process by which two (or more!) parties can come to a settlement in private. Both parties agree to hire and pay for a mediator, a trained, […]

How Can Alcohol Affect Your Driving?

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Hundreds of Washingtonians are injured or killed every year in accidents involving a driver under the influence. You probably know that it is against the […]

Things to Consider Before Accepting a Settlement Offer for Your Injuries

Insurance claims processes can be very complicated. Claims adjusters can be rude and intimidating and the whole process is often overwhelming for someone who is still recovering from a traumatic […]

What is the “Sudden Emergency” Doctrine?

Who is at fault for an accident often determines who (or whose insurance) pays for injuries and damages. Most personal injury cases rest on negligence: the failure to exercise reasonable […]

The Link Between Daylight Savings and Traffic Accidents

Did you feel jet-lagged or groggy this week after daylight savings? You’re not alone, and the fact that so many of us are extra-sleepy has grim implications for traffic accidents. […]

What is Washington’s law on MAR (Mandatory Arbitration)?

MAR-Mandatory Arbitration Mandatory arbitration is available in most counties in Washington State for cases with a total value of less than $100,000.00 or when the plaintiff waives any claim above […]