Category: Personal Injury Law

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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Statutes of Limitation (Don’t wait!)

If you are injured due to the fault of another, the law establishes a time period as to when you can pursue a personal injury claim against the at-fault party. […]

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What is Mandatory Arbitration?

Mandatory Arbitration in Washington State In order to relieve court congestion and speed up the administration of justice in civil cases, Washington State has enacted “mandatory” arbitration both by statute […]

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