What do I do if my injuries prevent me from working?

If you’ve been in a serious auto accident, you’re definitely going to need to take some time off from your job. How much time you take off depends on the nature of your injuries and the nature of your work. An injury that keeps someone away from their office job for a day or two 

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Why can’t I gather my own records?

The aftermath of an accident is a trying, stressful time. Sometimes you will feel like you have to do something, anything, be useful in moving your case forward. When it comes to obtaining your own medical records, however, we advise our clients to leave that to us. There are a couple reasons for this. 1) 

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Are Your Legal Fees Negotiable?

Our fee structure is generally not negotiable. We typically take one third of your settlement, or if your case goes to trial, 40%. What we do not do is nickel and dime you for every copy, stamp and envelope we use, so at the end of your case, you won’t be surprised with lots of 

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Who Do I See For Medical Treatment After an Accident?

One of the most important distinctions between law firms is how they refer clients to medical providers. How and why a law firm recommends its clients receive treatment can tell you a lot about how much they have your best interests at heart, and how much they understand the strategy insurance company lawyers will use 

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Can I get the lost value in my car back?

Most property damage claims are settled based on, among other factors, market value of the repaired vehicle. However, as you’d suppose, if your vehicle is repaired, it’s worth considerably less than before the accident. The difference between what your vehicle was worth before the accident, and what it was worth after the accident, is called 

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How soon can I get my car back after an accident?

When you get your vehicle back after an accident depends on several factors. First, how soon did you start the process of opening a claim and getting your vehicle repaired? In the aftermath of an accident, it is easy to put this off but paying mind to your vehicle repair in the midst of everything 

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What if I am in an accident and do not have car insurance?

All drivers should have insurance coverage. It’s the law in nearly every state, and the legal and financial consequences of driving without insurance are severe. It is without a doubt in your best interests to purchase insurance. If you have questions about how to get the best possible coverage within your budget, we are happy 

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Do I Have To Use My Own Insurance?

Let’s assume you were in an accident, and you and the other driver both have insurance. You have two options: You can make a claim with the other driver’s insurance, or you can make a claim with your own. Which one do you choose? The answer is: Either one. You are not required to use 

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Will my insurance rates go up after an accident?

If you were not found at fault in the accident, your insurance rates will not go up. You are protected under Washington State law from having your insurance rates raised due to someone else’s negligence. You will also not have your rates raised if you use your Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage to take care 

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