Pedestrian Laws in Washington State

In Washington State, the definition of a pedestrian is broad and encompasses various individuals and their specific circumstances. According to Washington State law, a pedestrian includes: Persons on Foot: Anyone walking or running. Persons in Wheelchairs: Individuals using manual or motorized wheelchairs. Persons Using Mobility Aids: Those using other mobility aids such as crutches, canes,…

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Wrongful Death Claims Vs. Survival Action Claims

A wrongful death claim is a legal action brought when a person dies as a result of the negligence, recklessness, or intentional misconduct of another party. These claims seek to provide financial compensation to the deceased’s surviving family members for their loss. A survival action claim is a legal action that allows the estate of…

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What is the Average Car Accident Settlement in Washington?

Car accidents are a significant concern on Washington roadways, with nearly 3,000 people injured each year. Fatalities have been on the rise since 2020, with 810 fatalities in 2023 compared to 674 in 2021. These statistics highlight the serious and often life-altering consequences that can result from motor vehicle accidents. According to recent studies, the…

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